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2021 Texas Fruit Conference Program

The Texas Fruit Conference brings together the diverse interests in growing fruit in Texas for education & networking. Registration Information: http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/fruit/ Monday Morning October 11th, Intro to Fruit Growing Workshop 8:30-9:00   Site Selection: Is this a good place for an orchard? Jim Kamas, Extension Specialist,  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 9:00 -9:30 Crop and Variety Selection: … […]

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2020 Texas Pecan Short Course

The Texas Pecan Short Course is a comprehensive class aimed at preparing individuals to enter the pecan business. All aspects of commercial pecan production are covered from basic botany to tree planting, integrated pest management,marketing, etc. The class setting is the Department of Horticultural Science’s HortTREC facility, a field laboratory located in the Brazos River … […]

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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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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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2016 Texas Fruit Conference Program Agenda

Monday Afternoon October 31st, 2016 City of New Braunfels Civic Convention Center 11:00am-1:00 pm On-Site Registration   1:00-4:30 New Grower Session   1:00 History of Commercial Fuit Growing in Texas Dr. George Ray McEachern, Texas A&M University 1:40   Neuromarketing Food and Agricultural Products Dr. Marco Palma, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station 2:10   … […]

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2015 Texas High Tunnel Program Agenda

College Station Hilton & Conference Center, Oct. 7th, 2015, Morning Session: 8:00 – Registration 8:30 – Growing Fruits and Vegetables from the Farm to Table, Bob & Cora Lamar, Oak Hill Farms, Poteet 9:00 – Rootstock Selection and High Tunnel Production with Grafted Tomatoes, Dr. Cary Rivard, Fruit & Vegetable Specialist, Kansas State University 10:00 – Break … […]

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2015 Texas Fruit Conference Program Schedule

Presentation times could change, but content should include the following: Monday Afternoon October 5th, 2015 College Station Hilton & Conference Center 12:00-1:00 pm On-Site Registration 1:00-4:30 Opening Session 1:00   The Fruit Orchard Foundation: Site-Soil-Water Dr. George Ray McEachern, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 1:30   Open Center Peach Tree Training & Pruning Mr. … […]

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4th Annual Texas Fruit Conference Oct. 5th & 6th, 2015

Make plans to attend the 4th annual Texas Fruit Conference, October 5th & 6th, College Station Hilton & Conference Center, College Station, Texas What is it? The Texas Fruit Conference is an educational program by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, aimed at bringing together commercial and recreational fruit growers from around the state to hear and … […]

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