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An Insect Scouting School will be conducted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center in Midville.  Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  The program will 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 will include bug pests, caterpillar pests, beneficial insects, scouting procedures, safety, and an in-field review.  The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m.