The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offices of McLennan, Bosque, Bell, Falls, Hill, Limestone Counties is hosting our Annual Vines and Wines Program which will be offered via zoom meetings as a two part educational program. Curtis and Mary Timmons at Country Spring Vineyard and Wine Garden (located at 1685 Country Spring Road, Lorena, Texas 76655) were going to host us, but with all that is going on we have been forced to offer this program online instead. The first day (May 28th) will feature topics of the Grape Industry and its Impact on Texas, Basics of Vineyard Establishment, Basic Grape 101, and Everyday Vineyard Management. You must register in advance for this meeting on May 28th at https://tinyurl.com/y83lkqqo
The second day (May 29th) will offer Grape Varieties-Wine for Acreage and Table Grapes for the Homeowner, Vineyard Disease and Pest Management, followed by Laws/Risk and Liability in the Vineyard. You must register in advance for this meeting https://tinyurl.com/yao39nl6
Our speakers will be Fran Pontasch-Extension Viticulturist, Michael Cook-Extension Viticulturist, Justin Scheiner-Extension Viticulturist, Curtis Timmons-Owner/Operator at Country Spring Vineyard and Wine Garden, and Patricia Ferguson-Attorney at the Patricia Ferguson & Associates Law Firm. Participants must register by clicking on the provided link for each event. There is no cost unless you want to obtain CEU hours. There is a $10 fee on the second day for anyone wanting to obtain the 1 IPM CEU hour. Mail your $10 check to 4224 Cobbs Drive, Waco Texas 76710. All the information you need to register is provided when you click on the registration links above.