East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference is Tuesday in Tyler, TX

by Stephanie Suesan Smith on February 26, 2012

The East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference is Tuesday in Tyler, TX.  The morning sessions will cover general topics such as irrigation, water sources, and food safety.  In the afternoon people can choose from fruit, vegetables or wine grapes for more concentrated topics.  The fruit sessions will include blueberry production and niche fruits such as olives, pomegranates, and kiwis.  The vegetable session will include soil amendments, grafted tomatoes, and plant diseases.  The wine grape session will include vineyard tasks and time management, and a field trip to a local winery for a tour.

The event is held at the rose garden center in Tyler, Texas.  It costs $30 and registration is at the door only.  In addition to the sessions, there will be a vendor room with displays from area vendors.  This conference usually has good speakers and interesting vendors.  I hope to see you there.  Say hello if you come.

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Julia Pickett May 14, 2012 at 11:05 am

I tried my best to attend this conference last February but was not able to do so because of a hectic schedule. I was really looking forward to the wine sessions and the blueberry production sessions. I hope there would be another conference like this. If there would be, I’ll make sure that I don’t have time constraints.

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