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Fruit Growers Forum

September 20, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


2023 Fruit Growers Forum

The Williamson County AgriLife Extension Service will offer a Fruit Growers Forum on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023.  The program will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Dickey-Givens Community Center, 260 S. Dolan Street, in Taylor, TX 76574.

Pre-registration is required at https://williamson.agrilife.org/events/. The program is $25, and lunch is included. Commercial fruit growers and hobby gardeners alike will benefit from this program. At the end of the program, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the experts and local growers.

Topics and presenters:

  • Pests & Problems with Peaches – Jim Kamas, Associate Professor & Extension Horticulturist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
  • Introduction to Grapes – Jim Kamas
  • Post-Harvest Handling – Jim Kamas
  • Recommended Fruit for Central Texas (Raspberries and Blackberries and Figs…Oh My!) – Kate Hajda, Williamson County Extension Agent-Horticulture
  • Irrigation Set Up for Fruit – Kate Hajda
  • Strawberries: What’s New for 2023 – Dr. Russ Wallace, Professor & Extension Vegetable Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Contact the Williamson County Extension Office for more information at 512-943-3300.


September 20, 2023
10:30 am - 2:30 pm