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Agriculture Day 2020 Details & Schedule

Agriculture Day 2020
8:30am - 9:00am
9:00am - 9:15am
Welcoming Address
9:15am - 10:00am
Keynote Speaker: "The Food Professor" - Sylvain Charlebois
10:00am - 10:45am
Speaker: Station Food Hub - Heather Lunan and Rebecca Tran
10:45am - 11:05am
Coffee and Tradeshow
11:10am - Noon
Morning Breakout Sessions - choose one to attend
Session #1: The Currency of Carbon - Amy Sangster
Session #2: Seafoam Lavender Gardens: The Sweet Smell of Success
Session #3: "$ and Sense - Leaving Your Day Job to Farm" - Krista Harding, South Shore Opportunities
Noon - 12:45pm
Lunch and Tradeshow
12:45pm - 1:30pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions - choose one to attend
Session #1: “From Seed to Shirt” Flax Production Around the World to Nova Scotia – Josh Oulton, Nuffield Scholar, TapRoot Farms
Session #2: Agri-Tourism and Opportunity - Peter Cullen, Ross Farm Museum
Session #3: Climate Change and Farm Insurance - Alicia Parsons-Lushington
1:35pm - 2:20pm
Session #1: Soil Health - David Blanchard
Session #2: Kleiner Farms - Our Story
Session #3: Government Programs and Support Services - Dept. Ag and NSBI
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Panel Discussion: Climate Change - Farm-level Impacts and Solutions
Closing Remarks and Prize Draw