Kiwifruit Field Day

Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host its fourth annual Kiwifruit Field Day from 8 am to 5 pm Sept. 24th at the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St. Morning presentations include: David Creech, Director, SFA Gardens – “Are Kiwis the next Texas Gold?” David Anderson, Anderson Food Sales and Marketing – “Trends in Kiwi Fruit Marketing and Sales” Tim Hartmann, Texas Agrilife Extension Specialist. “TKiwifruit Production 101”. Alan Burnie, Economic Assessment and Kiwifruit Risk Analyst, “What are the major risks in growing Kiwis.” Dr. Jay Spiers, Auburn University, “The Alabama Kiwifruit Experience” Lunch is provided and is followed with an afternoon tour of the SFA Gardens kiwifruit growing operation.

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