CCPI News and Updates

9 March 2016:  CCPI AGM

The CCPI Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday 16 April 2016 at 1 pm at Mayfair Branch, Saskatoon Public Library. 602 -33rd St. W.

 8 March 2016: Pollinator Study

Want to participate in a Sour Cherry Pollinators study?  Complete the questionnaire on our research page.

27 February 2016:  Meeting with Federal Ag Minister

On behalf of CCPI, Jocelyn Zurevinsky attended a Stakeholder Roundtable meeting with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Lawrence MacAulay on Monday, February 8, 2016. Fifteen agricultural groups attended including larger bodies like the Canadian Canola Growers as well as smaller organizations like CCPI and Sask Herbs & Spice.  

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withDripSmCanadian Cherry Producers Inc. (CCPI) is a producer-controlled umbrella organization for the prairie cherry industry based on the superior University of Saskatchewan cultivars.  Growers from other provinces and some US states are trying these cherries to evaluate their growth, disease and pest resistance in a variety of climates.

It's purpose is to promote the industry, educate consumers and producers, and encourage research.

CCPI is non-profit corporation that encourages:

  • Development of a prairie cherry industry designed and managed by the growers based on University of Saskatchewan cherries;
  • Documenting best practices of growers and sharing expertise of research institutions to benefit all members;
  • Co-operative processing to maintain standards of efficiency and quality; and
    The development of cherry production, value-added processing, and marketing opportunities for members.

We believe in partnerships that will advance the ability of growers to sustain their farms. Together growers can tackle industry issues that would overwhelm individual endeavors.

Contact:

Cora Greer
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Phone: 306-544-2734
Address: Box 86 Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0