Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pollination Researcher To Speak At 2014 AGM Morning Session

Ms. Danae Frier is currently a M.Sc. candidate at the University of Regina, supervised by Dr. Cory Sheffield (Royal Saskatchewan Museum) and Dr. Chris Somers (University of Regina).  She is studying the pollination biology of Lonicera caerulea.  She will deliver a brief talk on the subject, addressing what is already known about floral pollinators and the research planned for the upcoming summer, which will help identify which bees are the best pollinators of the crop.

Her former experience and education as a biologist has included: museum collections, burrowing owls, blue racers, and prairie rattlesnakes.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Haskap Canada : Annual General Meeting - Official Agenda Posting

Haskap Canada AGM will be held 
Saturday March 29th, 2014, at the
University of Saskatchewan,
Agriculture Building,
Saskatoon, SK Canada

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM - Registration

9:30 AM to 12:00 AM - Information Sessions (no charge for attendees)

12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM – Lunch break

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Annual General Meeting

          Agenda will include :

                    Director Elections (2 – 3 year term positions)
                    President’s Report
                    Strategic Plan Review
                    Financial Report
                    Membership Fees
                    Constitution Amendments to comply with new legislation

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Open Forum

Friday, March 14, 2014

AGM Update: 9:30 A.M., March 29, U of SK

On March 29 Haskap Canada's AGM will take place.  The (rescheduled) starting time will be at 9:30 a.m..  Registration will take place immediately prior to the meeting.  The location of the AGM is just off of the ground-level entry atruim in Room #1E80 (southeast corner) of the U of SK Agriculture Building.  Parking is available under the building...entry to the west.

Please note that our AGM is taking place concurrently with Gardenscape.  Gardenscapes' hours are: Friday, March 28,11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m..  Even if visiting Saskatoon for only on the 29th, there will be 4 or 5 hours after the AGM to go to gardenscape.  Gardenscape does charge.

Presentations at the AGM include:  U of SK breeding & research,  nutraceuticals, pollination, and the Saskatchewan Grocery Retail Value Chain Initiative.

See you there!

[Previous notification and directions:]

Monday, March 3, 2014

2014 AGM: Come And Join Us!

The date for the 2014 Annual General Meeting of Haskap Canada is set for 9:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 29.  Registration for the meeting will take place on the day of the meeting.  The location of the meeting will be posted in the lobby of the Agriculture Building on the University of Saskatchewan, 51 CampusDrive, Saskatoon, SK.  The morning will feature various speakers (to be announced); the AGM will begin at 1:00 p.m..

To be addressed at the AGM are resolutions regarding new rules governing not-for-profit organizations. Nominations will also be accepted for the board of directors' open position(s).  Updates on various research findings on the crop and topics such as pollination will be discussed earlier in the day.

See you there!

U of SK, Campus Map (PDF) (Agriculture Building, map location @ 5D, Building #5, parking available under building, entrance to the west of building)