Wednesday, September 28, 2022
6 pm - 7 pm
Celebrate regional fig culture with Galveston County AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff. During this presentation, Stephen will engage you with the local and global history of figs, provide tips for tree management, and recommended varieties for home production.
Stephen Brueggerhoff is Horticulture Extension Agent for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Galveston County. Stephen furthers the Extension mission of education and community service, offering horticultural consultation to residential clients, business owners and green industry practitioners. Stephen manages and proudly supports the Galveston County Master Gardeners Association, providing coordination to consistently deliver quality research-based regional programs. Stephen received a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Sam Houston State University and a Masters of Forest Resources from the University of Washington. With over 15 years of experience, Stephen has supported the environmental community as lecturer, instructor, administrative organizer and collaborative partner. Stephen is a member of several professional development and community service organizations such as Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, Texas County Agricultural Agents Association, International Society for Arboriculture – Texas, Epsilon Sigma Phi - Alpha Zeta chapter, Houston Area Urban Forestry Council and Native Plant Society of Texas.