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5th Annual Texas Fruit Conference

October 31, 2016 @ 8:00 am - November 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

New Braunfels, TX at the New Braunfels Civic Convention Center

Online registration from Sept. 1 to Oct. 21st is $80/person

On-site registration on Oct. 31st is $90/person

 Registration available at http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/horticulture/

Conference topics this year include:

Keys to successful small acreage fruit growing,

Stinkbugs and Leaffooted bugs—traditional and organic control approaches,

Water delivery & conservation options,

Most-diagnosed fruit diseases in Texas,

History of commercial fruit in Texas,

Successful outcomes in farmers markets,

Avocados,

Olives,

Table Grapes,

Fringe Fruits,

 

This year’s featured speaker is Dr. Tom Beckman, Research Horticulturist, with the USDA-ARS Southeastern Fruit & Tree Nut Laboratory, Byron, Georgia. Dr. Beckman will talk about progress in the development of disease-resistant stone fruit rootstocks, moderate chill peaches and managing fungal gummosis on peaches.

 Lodging & Reception

The Courtyard New Braunfels River Village by Marriott is the conference hotel and site for our Monday evening welcome reception. Guest rooms reserved under the Fruit Conference block are available for $89/night. Hotel details and contact information can be found at: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/satnb-courtyard-new-braunfels-river-village/

 

 

 

Details

Start:
October 31, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm