Friday, July 11, 2014

2014 Haskap Day - July 18

One week from today the University of Saskatchewan will once again host its annual Haskap Day at its Horticulture Field Lab located on 14th St. in Saskatoon, SK..  All seven haskap fields will be on the tour which leaves from the lab at 9:15 a.m..  Bob Bors will provide a research and breeding update at 1:00 p.m., and will be followed by James Dawson's presentation on the neutraceutical value of haskap fruit.  Then Bayartugla Lkhagvsuren will speak on the ecology of wild haskap and haskap plant nutrition.  A grower forum will end the afternoon session.

*Note: If it has rained in the past week please bring boots that are suitable for walking in heavy, wet clay in the field.  Park along the south side of 14th Street, please.  Registration is $25 and begins at 8:30 a.m..  Pizza for lunch will be available for a cost of $5.

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