Source: AgriLife Today
The program is open to commercial olive producers, small-acreage farm operators and the general public.
When: Registration is from 9:30-10 a.m. and the seminar is from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on November 30
Where: San Antonio Livestock Exposition grounds, 3201 E. Houston St.
Cost: $30 per person, checks may be made payable to Bexar County Master Gardeners.
To register, contact Angel Torres at 210-631-0400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Temperature constraints on growing olives in Texas, Monty Nesbitt, AgriLife Extension program specialist in horticultural sciences, College Station.
- Orchard layout: raised beds and planting distances, Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde.
- Keeping weeds under control, Jim Kamas, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Fredericksburg.
- Olive knot, phytophthora and other potential diseases, Kimberly Cochran, AgriLife Extension plant pathologist, Uvalde.
- Do’s and don’ts of fertilizing olive trees, Kamas.
- Flutriafol trials to combat cotton root rot, Stein.
- Variety trials in Texas, Nesbitt.
- Current research on olive tree establishment, Dr. Daniel Leskovar, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension in Uvalde and plant physiologist.