Coffee Education Symposium

A Coffee Education Symposium will be held at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Center on F and B Road in College Station, Thursday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Lunch and a coffee tasting will be included.

The symposium will include presentations on the Texas A&M Coffee Center, coffee chemistry, coffee sensory, the research and development of coffee projects, and an overview of the coffee industry and its current trends. Dr. Ben Wherley, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, and Amanda Birnbaum, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, will present agronomic opportunities for spent coffee grounds followed by a field tour of ongoing research with spent coffee grounds.

For more information, contact: Dr. Ben Wherley, b-wherley@tamu.edu or (979) 845-1591.

The full agenda and RSVP is found on the Center for Coffee Research and Education website.

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