Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Scout Schools

Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 11, 2018 in Tifton and June 19, 2018 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  These programs offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures.  The training will serve as an introduction to insect monitoring for new scouts and as a review for experienced scouts and producers. Program topics include, Bug and Larval Insect Pests, Beneficial Insects, Scouting Procedures, Safety, and an In-Field Review. Each program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m.

Location

City

Date

Time

Contact for additional information

Tifton Campus Conference Center

Tifton GA

June 11, 2018

9:00 am -12:30pm

Debbie Rutland

(229) 386-3424

Southeast Research and Education Center

Midville GA

June 19, 2018

9:00 am -12:30pm

Peyton Sapp

(706) 554-2119

AGENDA

9:00     WELCOME

PLANT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

     9:05     COTTON

     9:15     SOYBEAN

     9:25     PEANUT

9:30     INSECT SCOUTING PROCEDURES

9:40     CATERPILLAR INSECT PESTS

10:10 – 10:20   BREAK

10:20   BUG INSECT PESTS

10:50   NATURAL CONTROLS

11:00   SAFETY

SCOUTING PROCEDURES

     11:10  PEANUT

     11:30   COTTON

     11:50   SOYBEAN

12:00   FIELD TRIP

12:30   ADJOURN – Have a safe trip home

 

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