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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. 

Course Speaker Institution Presentation
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.

Course Speaker Institution Presentation
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
830.992.2929


 

Inn on Barons Creek
308 S. Washington St., Fredericksburg
830.990.9202