How to Grow Your Own Fruit

| September 5, 2013
When:
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:
AgriLife Extension Office in Travis County
1600B Smith Road
Austin, TX 78721
USA
Cost:
$25 through 10/5, $35 10/6 - 10/19
Contact:
Sue Carrasco512-854-9600E-mail

Begin with the basics of sustainable fruit production: site selection; site presentation; specific needs of various fruit crops including citrus, olives, pomegranates and jujubes.  In addition, to review the importance of choosing varieties and optimizing tree health and productivity, much of the focus will be on understanding how fruit crops respond to our every-changing weather conditions in Central Texas.  Tips will be given on how to enhance the sustainable production using Earth Kind principles with conventional crops such as peaches and berries.  Explore newly emerging fruit choices that can be grown with minimal inputs.

Mr. Monte Nesbitt is a Program Specialist at Texas A&M University on Pecans/Fruits/Citrus.

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