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2019 Texas Fruit Conference Program

Monday, October 28th, New Braunfels Civic Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, Texas 78130 8:00 AM Registration 9:00 AM Fruit Production & Consumption Dynamics in Texas, Monte Nesbitt, Texas A&M AgriLife College Station 9:25 AM Blackberry Disease Review 9:50 AM Break 10:15 AM Blackberry Insect Review, Erfan Vafaie, Texas A&M AgriLife Overton 10:40 … […]

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2019 Texas Fruit Conference & Tour

The Texas Fruit Conference is set for October 28th and 29th at the New Braunfels Civic Convention Center, 375 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Full conference program is shown below. We are excited to announce that the 8th annual offering of this event will feature 15 different speakers and 18 presentations covering a … […]

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2020 Texas A&M University Stone Fruit Testing Program

Dr. David Byrne, director of the stone fruit breeding program at Texas A&M University is making 27 selections of peaches and nectarines available to growers in Texas for evaluation beginning in 2020. Orders are being taken now through May 15, 2019 for trees to be propagated and made available to growers starting January 2020. Who … […]

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2018 Texas Fruit Conference Program

Location-City of New Braunfels Civic Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130 Conference Registration Link: https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/organizationListings/158 Lodging Links: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.marriott.com_meeting-2Devent-2Dhotels_group-2Dcorporate-2Dtravel_groupCorp.mi-3FresLinkData-3DTexas-2520A-2526M-2520University-2520Fruit-2520Conference-255ESATNB-2560TAMTAMA-257CTAMTAMB-256099.00-2560USD-2560false-25604-2560-3BSATBF-2560TAMTAMA-257CTAMTAMB-256079.00-2560USD-2560false-25604-256010_14_18-256010_17_18-25609_28_18-26app-3Dresvlink-26stop-5Fmobi-3Dyes&d=DwMFAw&c=ODFT-G5SujMiGrKuoJJjVg&r=qIIxxmoHuXIgaj2pN-g9jPcUZ8tb0c9dPzYdP5nni9E&m=XvmqsgrKKNcOv04_v_SmL4X7cRJxWVdpMi3fIZt6n0k&s=F-_CvOpLmA0SFF1d5dvi1NONrBIRp6V0FVfc1UkeH8E&e= Contact for more information: Monte Nesbitt, 979-862-1218, MLNesbitt@tamu.edu 2018 CONFERENCE PROGRAM—(Relative order and times can change) Monday Afternoon October 15th, 11:00 am-1:00 pm On-Site Registration 1:00-1:35 Plums in Texas—History, Challenges and Potential,  Dr. George Ray … […]

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2017 Texas Fruit Conference Tentative Program

Monday Afternoon October 2nd, 2017,  City of New Braunfels Civic Convention Center 11:30-1:00 pm On-Site Registration Session 1: Basic Training for New Growers 1:00-1:50 Evaluating and preparing soil for a new orchard, Jim Kamas 2:00-2:50 Irrigation system installation, management and modification,  Larry Stein 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:00 Reducing tree and vine failure with good planting technique and establishment practices, Monte … […]

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