Fruit Research Field Day

SFA Gardens will host a fruit research field day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 featuring kiwifruit, muscadine grapes, blueberries, figs, feijoas and other fruits. 

Speakers will include Dr. David Creech, director of SFA Gardens; and Dr. Tim Hartmann and Dr. Justin Scheiner, both faculty members in Texas A&M University’s Department of Horticultural Sciences. 

The day will start at 9 a.m. with presentations at the Brundrett Conservation Building in the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900 Raguet St. There will be a break for for lunch. After the break, participants will go to the fruit research plots at SFA Gardens at 1 p.m. 

The cost is $15 per person. Register the day of or in advance online.  

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