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2015 UGA Cotton Scout Schools

Cotton insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 8, 2015 in Tifton and June 16, 2015 in Midville. These programs offer basic information on cotton insects and scouting procedures and will serve as an introduction to cotton insect monitoring for new scouts and as a review for experienced scouts and producers . Program topics include Cotton Growth and Development, 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. Here is the agenda for the 2015 UGA Cotton Scout Schools:

Agenda:

9:00         WELCOME

 9:05        COTTON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

 9:30        INSECT SCOUTING PROCEDURES

 9:40        LARVAL INSECT PESTS        

10:10       BREAK

10:25       BUG PESTS

10:55       NATURAL CONTROLS      

11:15       SAFETY

11:35      FIELD TRIP

12:30      ADJOURN – Have a safe trip home!

 

The details of each Scout School is in the table below:

Location City Date Time Contact for additional information
Tifton Campus Conference Center Tifton GA June 8, 2015 9:00 am -12:30pm Debbie Rutland

(229) 386-3424

Southeast Research and Education Center Midville GA June 16, 2015 9:00 am -12:30pm Peyton Sapp

(706) 554-2119