To be eligible, you must:
- Be over 18 years of age and domiciled in Québec;
- Have your business held by at least 50% of individuals practising agriculture full time;
- Show good profit-making potential;
- Abide by the environmental standards set forth in the Environment Quality Act and the Agricultural Operations Regulations, including the requirements involving the phosphorus report and operating rights.
Other conditions must also be met, based on the legal status of your farm business. For more details, consult the program (PDF in French).
Your business must meet the conditions that made it eligible for the duration of the contribution to pay interest.