Texas Fruit and Nut Orchard Conference, October 11-12, 2012:
Please see attached program announcement for the Texas Fruit & Nut Orchard Conference, to be held October 11-12, 2012 at the Brazos Center in Bryan, Texas.
This one and one-half day educational program was developed for prospective and existing commercial fruit growers, hobby growers, master gardeners, and extension agents desiring training in basic orchard management, IPM, recommended fruit varieties, Earth-Kind practices, and fruit marketing. Pecans, high tunnel strawberries, figs, pomegranates, citrus and olives will be discussed on the Friday/half-day session.
Participating speakers include: Larry Stein, Jim Kamas, Mark McFarland, Russ Wallace, David Appel, Sheila McBride, Allen Knutson, Sam Feagley, George Ray McEachern, and Monte Nesbitt. Dale Ham, Ham Orchards at Terrell, Texas, will discuss successful fruit marketing.
Registration is available online through Oct. 2, 2012 at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu with registration fee of $75.00/person; $45.00 /AgriLife Agents