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Cotton and Peanut Scout Schools

Posted by romeethredge on June 5, 2015

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.

 PEANUT scouting will also be on the program at the upcoming Cotton Scout Schools in Tifton (8 June) and Midville (16 June).

 Dr. Scott Monfort and Dr. Mark Abney will discuss basic peanut physiology and development, common insect pests, and scouting techniques.

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

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