The Fruit Program holds workshops, tours, and and are often invited speakers at conferences. These events are designed to give commercial growers and gardeners a chance to learn, ask questions, and participate. Look below for a list of this years events. Events that are hosted by the Fruit Program are held at the field lab (scroll down for map). Click here for a more detailed map.

 

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ThursDay 5 July, 2018

Haskap School at the U of Sk

9am to 2pm. This will be on the U of SK campus. Bob will be the main speaker for most of the 4 hours of talks, but some staff and students may also give talks. Topics include botany of haskap, varieties, growing methods, mechanical harvesting, processing and using the crop. Cost is $50 per person. Bring cash or cheque, we cannot take credit cards.There is no need to prepay for this event. Perhaps come as early as 8:30 to cut down on signing people in. Bring your own lunch or eat on campus.

To register for the event, send an email to Bob.bors@usask.ca using: Haskap School #(of people coming) as the subject line. In the subject line include how many people you are registering. For example if only 2 people are coming the header line will say "Haskap School #2". In the body of the email include your names, emails and addresses. Also state whether you will attend the Haskap field day. The current room booked has a limit of 48 people. IF we know early enough that more people are comng we may be able to book a larger room elsewhere on campus. If 48 or less people attend, the class will be held in the Agriculture Building Room 1E85.

Friday 6 July, 2018

Haskap Field Day at the U of Sk

9am to 2pm. This will be at the U of SK Field lab on 14th street in Saskatoon (See map at the bottom of this page). The morning will be spent visiting the haskap research fields looking at equipment, field experiments, field plantings of seedlings and variety trials. Mechanical and hand harvesting will be demonstrated. We have about 20 acres of haskap. Participants will be able to taste haskap too. Cost is $35 per person, $5 extra if you want a pizza lunch (Otherwise bring your own lunch.) We don't charge for children. After lunch there will be some short talks and discussions. Preregistration is not manditory for the field day but we appreciate it if you could send us an email saying how many are coming in your group. Email bob.bors@usask.ca with the subject line: Haskap Field Day #(of people coming).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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