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2nd Annual Vines and Wines
May 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm$25
UPDATE (as of 5/8/19) : With the weather forecast calling for rain almost every day between now and our event on May 16th, we will have a backup location booked. If the location changes, we will post an update here, as well as email anyone pre-registered below. Until you receive an update, or see it posted here, plans will continue at Latimer’s Vineyard.
The 2nd Annual Vines and Wines program will be May 16th at Mike and Lory Latimer’s Vineyard located at 3032 Rice Road, Riesel, Texas. Topics and speakers include Impact of Grapes in Texas with Fran Pontasch and Michael Cook, Extension Viticulturists; Vineyard Management by Mike Latimer; Table Grapes and Vineyard Soil with Justin Scheiner, Extension Viticulturist; Building Grower Relationships from a Buyer’s Perspective presented by Roxane Myers and Gene Estes of Lost Oaks Winery; Benefits of Forming a Grape Growers Association by Katy Jane Seaton, High Plains Wine Growers; and a panel discussion on Lessons Learned From the Vineyard.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program starts at 9:00. Registration is $25.00 and includes lunch. This multi-county programming effort will be hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Horticulture Committees in Bell, Bosque, Falls, Hill, Limestone and McLennan Counties and Master Gardeners of McLennan County. Capital Farm Credit will provide breakfast. Please RSVP before May 9th. For any question or to confirm your attendance please contact the Bosque County Extension Office at 254-435-2331 or pre-register below: