The 26th annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day will be 9-4 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Road in Cat Spring.
Registration is $35 at the door and includes lunch, presentations and a wine social, according to Fran Pontasch, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service viticulturist in College Station.
This year’s field day will address the challenges that affect growing grapes and making wine in a high humidity, hot climate, with corresponding research updates and information on best viticulture management practices.
Morning topics will include talks from industry experts and AgriLife Extension updates on rootstocks and diseases. Afternoon activities will include a perspective on the future of hot climate grape varieties, Pierce’s disease and PD-tolerant Walker varieties, and a wine pour.
For more information, and to RSVP, contact Pontasch at 979-458-0131 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP is requested to ensure an accurate meal count.
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