UGA Scout Schools – Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans
Those interested in scouting these row crops should make plans to attend one of the UGA Scout Schools.
Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 10, 2019 in Tifton and June 18, 2019 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 10, 2019||9:00 am -12:30pm||Debbie Rutland(229) 386-3424|
|Southeast Research and Education Center||Midville GA||June 18, 2019||9:00 am -12:30pm||Peyton Sapp(706) 554-2119|
PLANT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
9:30 INSECT SCOUTING PROCEDURES
9:40 CATERPILLAR INSECT PESTS
10:10 – 10:20 BREAK
10:20 BUG INSECT PESTS
10:50 NATURAL CONTROLS
12:00 FIELD TRIP
12:30 ADJOURN – Have a safe trip home