Welcome to the U of S Fruit Program
One of the most active and exciting university fruit programs in Canada today. The U of S fruit researchers have been carefully breeding and selecting cold hardy plants for superior fruit quality and yield for over 90 years. China, Mongolia, Russia, Hungary, India and Japan have all contributed to one of the most extensive and diverse collection of cold hardy fruiting plants in North America.
Brown Rot of Cherry Seminar
Forrest Scharf will be presenting two seminars on recognizing Brown Rot in Sour cherries. Read more about it on our events page.
The Fruit Program is on Facebook!
The U of S Fruit program now has it's own facebook page. Be sure to like us in order to follow our progress through the field season as well as keep up to date with events and other information.
Haskap on "The Nature of Things"
Watch the full episode here.
New Haskap Cultivar 'Aurora'
Read more about it here
2013 Gourmand award winner!
Cooking with Cherries from the Prairies has won the prestigious Gourmand award for "Best Fund Raising, Charity and Community Cookbook in Canada-English"
The new cherry cookbook can be ordered from the University of Saskatchewan bookstore.
Click HERE to order your copy.
It is also available from the following locations around Saskatoon:
U of S Bookstore
North of 40
Western Development Museum Gift Shop
Ukrainian Museum of Canada
- Fruit Program Time-line
- How far south can Haskap be grown?
- 'Aurora' 'Borealis'
- Mildew and Sunburn in Haskap (Honeyberry)
- 'Honey Bee' a new pollinator variety
See our Articles page for more.