Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Haskap Day 2015 Agenda, June 26 - Part 1

 Here is the agenda for Haskap Day 2015, which is sponsored yearly at the University of Saskatchewan's Horticulture Field Laboratory, Saskatoon, SK.

This year Haskap Day will be held on June 26...

Haskap Day Agenda, 2015
8:30 - 9:00
9:00 – 9:30
Introduction to Haskap and Horticulture Field Facilities
9:30 – 12:30
Tour of Haskap Fields
We will visit various fields.  Bob Bors will point out plants of interest in each field.  There will be ample time to talk to growers and staff, and to sample berries.  This is a good opportunity to ask questions either about your own plants or the things you see in our fields.

12:00 NOON
12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:30
U of S Haskap Research Updates
Bob Bors: Haskap Breeding, New research Projects
James Dawson: Haskap Nutraceuticals
Bayartulga: Greenhouse Haskap, Nutrients for Haskap Plants
Presentations by Growers & Groups
Haskap Canada Update
IRAP: 4 kinds of grants available for growers
Various Propagators
These will be 10 minute (or so) talks. Some will be impromptu interviews of growers.
If you have a specific topic you want to present, email  
3:30 – 4:00
Growers Forum
Open discussions, Questions and Answers. This portion may start earlier if not enough grower presentations occur.

Note: our facility closes at 4:30, so everyone must leave before then

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