2017 Grape Camp
November 5-6, 2017
Gillespie County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall in Fredericksburg
Grape Camp is an annual two-day event filled with educational sessions, vendor demonstrations and a celebration dinner focused on Texas grape growers.
Educational Sessions are held at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall in Fredericksburg.
On Sunday night, there is a celebration reception and dinner held at the Inn on Barons Creek Conference Center. This is a great time to enjoy your favorite Texas wines.
Sunday, November 6, 2016 – New Grower Sessions
Thank you to the speakers for a great 2016 program.
|Vineyard Site Evaluation||Dr. Ed Hellman||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension / Texas Tech||Download|
|Fungal Disease Management||Jim Kamas||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Grapevine Nutrition||Michael Cook||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Weed Control in Vineyards||Michael Cook||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Pierce’s Disease and Cotton Root Rot||Dr. David Appel, Professor, Biological Control||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|What’s in Your Toolbox?||Fran Pontasch||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Panel Discussion, Permits, Regulations and other Resources||Fran Pontasch, Michael Cook, Dr. Pierre Helwi, Dr. Justin Scheiner|
Monday, November 7, 2016 – Advanced Grower Sessions
Thank you to the 2016 speakers who provided a great program.
|Soil Chemistry and Management||Dr. Justin Scheiner||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Grapevine Viruses||Dr. Olufemi Alabi, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist and Sheila McBride, Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Components of Fruit Composition and Quality||Dr. Justin Scheiner||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Grapevine Water Use and Irrigation Management||Dr. Pierre Helwi||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Integrated Canopy Management||Jim Kamas||Texas A&M AgriLife Extension||Download|
|Pesticide Laws and 2,4D Regulations||Dale Scott, Director of Environmental and Biosecurity Programs||Texas Department of Agriculture||Download|
|What Growers Need to Know||Dusty Timmons, Neal Newsom, Bill Blackmon, and Jerry Watson. Panel moderated by Fritz Westover||Texas Grape Growers and Westover Vineyard Advising||Download|
Preferred Fredericksburg Hotels
Best Western Plus
314 E. Highway St, Fredericksburg
Inn on Barons Creek
308 S. Washington St., Fredericksburg