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Texas Fruit Conference

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

The 9th Annual Texas Fruit Conference on September 21st and 22nd will be held On-line, rather than in person. The COVID-19 pandemic has not regressed to the point that we feel holding our event in person is in our mutual best interests.

We are committed to providing an easily-accessible, On-line web conference that will be practical and educational for the diverse Texas fruit growing community’s needs.

Our tentative program plan is as follows:

Session 1, Monday, September 21st: 1 pm to 5:00 pm: Intro to Fruit Growing Workshop—a crash course in starting a fruit orchard—crop and variety options, soil and water evaluation, orchard design, planting, irrigation etc.

Session 2, Tuesday, September 22nd: 9 am to 11:30 am: Texas’ Fruit Future—a series of presentations aimed at new growing practices, new crops and new marketing strategies (Titles and speakers to be determined)

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Experiences in Growing Fruit Trees—a virtual field trip to one or more established fruit growers in Texas (Site(s) to be announced)

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm: Hard Questions—Good Answers—Live panel discussion with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Fruit Team

Registration Fee:

Monday (9/21) Only: Intro to Fruit Growing Workshop: $50

Tuesday (9/22) Only: Texas’ Fruit Future, Experiences in Growing Fruit Trees, Hard Questions/Good Answers: $35

Combination package: both sessions $70.00

Registration site: http://Agriliferegister.tamu.edu/ (Registration begins 8/14/2020)

Details

Start:
September 21 @ 1:00 pm
End:
September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/