There are many sources of production and marketing information for Prairie-hardy fruit crops.
If you are a producer, we can’t stress how important it is to have access to research and marketing expertise, and to connect with other producers.
An invaluable website for anybody in the cherry and haskap business. This site describes the development of dwarf sour cherry and haskap cultivars by Dr. Bob Bors and Rick Sawatsky, and includes production and marketing. Research updates and Field Day notices are posted.
A website dedicated to the production and marketing of Canadian-grown haskaps.
The AFFPA is a voluntary membership organization that supports the production of direct-marketed berry and fruit crops, vegetables, bedding plants, flowers, meat, poultry, eggs and other specialty items in Alberta. The AFFPA holds an annual conference and offers bulk purchase programs to its members.
A producer-directed voluntary membership association dedicated to the production and marketing of Saskatchewan-grown fruit, including dwarf sour cherries, haskaps, saskatoons, strawberries and raspberries. An annual conference brings together producers, researchers and marketers.
A Manitoba based grower association that includes strawberry, raspberry & saskatoon growers. The PFGA holds an annual conference and offers bulk purchase programs to its members.
A festival held in Bruno, Saskatchewan that celebrates the dwarf sour cherry. Described as the "Premium celebration of the cherry on the Prairies," it includes a weekend of entertainment, music and great cherry-themed food.
A producer run association dedicated to the production and promotion of the University of Saskatchewan dwarf sour cherries.
A manual made by PEI organic producers. Includes information about varieties, diseases, harvesting, and more.
An article focusing on the polish cultivars (Tiben) from an experiment done in Skierniewice, Poland. The experiment looked at harvest times, fruit weight, bush size, production value, and harvesting.
Contains information on the Ben series black currants.
An article that looks at floricanes and has specific information on Red Bounty and Red Mammoth.
Frost tolerance in Saskatoons, and injury symptoms.
Canada's Plant Hardiness Zone Map.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map.
La camerise, source de vitamines (french only).