Equipment Demos, Cover Crops, Mulches…and More!

Friday, September 22, 2023

On Thursday, September 28, join Horticulture Nova Scotia and Perennia Food and Agriculture for a morning filled with equipment demos, “all about mulches”, cover crops, climate-related info and more!


Important: As our last stop has very limited parking, we will have a bus available to transport you along the route!


Thursday, September 28 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Starting location:

6727 Brooklyn Street, Kings County




8:30 – 8:45         Meet at 6727 Brooklyn St.
Welcome and, yes, there will be coffee! Note: CEU and OFCAF points are available.


8:45 – 9:20         Discussion and demonstration of equipment for cover cropping and reducing tractor passes.


9:20 – 9:30         Travel to 99 Bligh Rd.


9:30 – 10:00       Degradable mulch trial results - discussion and display.


10:00 – 10:45     Key equipment demonstrations for mulch. 


10:45 – 11:00     Travel to Living Labs site on Hwy #221.


11:00 – 12:00     Living Labs site intro, cover crops demonstration, and lots info on related climate change adaptation.

12:00 – 12:30     Travel back to starting point; event concludes.

Hope to see you there!