In this episode, we sit down with horticulturist Dr. Eric Thomas Stafne to discuss fruit and nut crop production. As an Extension and Research Professor at Mississippi State University and the Coastal Research and Extension Center, Dr. Stafne is both an educator and researcher focused on understanding and optimizing crops such as blueberries, blackberries, grapes, and muscadines.

Dr. Stafne’s professional background began in urban forestry, which blossomed into a fascination with horticulture – specifically fruit crops. With over 17 years of experience in this field, his knowledge surrounding fruit and nut crops has led him to some fascinating discoveries…

Join the conversation now to hear Dr. Stafne talk about:

  • The fruit crops that he specifically deals with.
  • The easiest fruit crop one can grow, and why.
  • How climate conditions affect fruit and nut growth.

You can find out more about Dr. Stafne and his work by clicking here!

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