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Grape Pruning Workshop

Join us for the Grape Pruning Workshop on March 9 at the Cimarron Valley Research Station, 10820 S. Jardot, Perkins Okla.  Keynote speakers include Justin Scheiner and Michael Cook of Texas AgriLife.

Schedule

8:00-8:30 am—Registration
8:30-8:40 am—Introduction
8:40-9:40 am—Principles of Pruning
9:40-10:15 am—Pruning Sanitation & Cleanliness

10:15-10:30 am—Break

10:30-11:30 am—Pruning Methods & Technique 
11:30 am-12:30 pm— Hands on Demo Vineyard

Location: Cimarron Valley Research Station, 10820 S. Jardot, Perkins, OK 74059

Registration Information: 405-744-5404 or email Stephanie.Larimer@okstate.edu

All other questions and information: becky.carroll@okstate.edu

Speakers

Justin Scheiner

Justin Scheiner received a B.S. in Horticulture and Crop Science from Sam Houston State University in 2005. In 2007, he received his M.S. in Molecular and Environmental Plant Sciences from Texas A&M University. Dr. Scheiner earned a Ph.D. in Horticulture from Cornell University in 2010. From 2010 to 2013 he served as the Director of the Viticulture and Enology Program at Grayson College. Dr. Scheiner joined the faculty of the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M as an Assistant Professor and Extension Viticulture Specialist in 2013.

Dr. Scheiner’s Extension activities include developing educational programming for prospective and current grape growers in the state of Texas and conducting applied research on best management practices for vineyards in areas of Texas affected by Pierce’s Disease. Dr. Scheiner also teaches HORT 416 Understanding Wine: From Vines to Wines and Beyond, and he is a member of the graduate faculty in the Department of Horticultural Sciences.

Michael Cook

Michael Cook is a Viticulture Regional Specialist located at Texas A&M AgriLife