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Ag Tech: Experts Discuss the Future of Drones, Robotics in Agriculture

Ag Tech: Experts Discuss the Future of Drones, Robotics in Agriculture

👤By Stephanie Henry, University of Illinois 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and other robotic vehicles are no longer seen as toys for hobbyists, but are becoming an important tool for the future of agriculture. But many people still have questions about the safety of drones, about how

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Tennessee: 3 Soybean Scout Schools in July

Tennessee: 3 Soybean Scout Schools in July

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 14, 2017

The 2017 Soybean Scout Schools have been scheduled for three locations. Scout schools are sponsored by the Tennessee Promotion Board. They typically last 2-2.5 hours and provide hands-on training on the basics of soybean growth and the scouting and management of

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Texas: Cotton Scout School, Levelland, June 1

Texas: Cotton Scout School, Levelland, June 1

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free cotton bug scouting school June 1 in the Oil Room located on the South Plains College campus, 1401 S. College Ave. in Levelland. The day will open with registration at

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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Alabama: Crop Scouting School, Autaugaville, June 6

Alabama: Crop Scouting School, Autaugaville, June 6

👤By Christy Hicks, Auburn University, Southeast Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔May 19, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host a Crop Scouting School on June 6 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Autauga County Extension Office located at 2226 Hwy 14 W in Autaugaville.  Speakers will include Ron Smith, Tim Reed, and Barry

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Iowa: Field Scouting Basics Workshop, Boone, May 16

Iowa: Field Scouting Basics Workshop, Boone, May 16

👤By Brent Pringnitz and Warren Pierson, Iowa State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a Field Scouting Basics Workshop on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Boone, Iowa. Designed for beginning-level crop scouts, the course provides hands-on, in-field experience to

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Iowa: Field Crop Scout School, Ames, March 25

Iowa: Field Crop Scout School, Ames, March 25

👤By Warren Pierson and Brent Pringnitz, Iowa State University 🕔Feb 7, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, Mar. 25, at the Scheman Building in Ames. Designed for beginning crop scouts, the day-long course features sessions on crop growth and development, weed, disease

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Alabama: When in Drought, Don’t Forget to Scout!

Alabama: When in Drought, Don’t Forget to Scout!

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Neil Kelly, and Monte Baugh, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 9, 2017

This article should appeal to a wide range of producers across Alabama. Year 2016 was an interesting year that started with a very wet spring followed by a drought that really started in June with a dramatic reduction in precipitation

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Florida: Scout Fields to Avoid Minor Problems Becoming Major Ones

Florida: Scout Fields to Avoid Minor Problems Becoming Major Ones

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Aug 26, 2016

If I can give one word of advice, it is to get out into the fields and investigate. Crops in North Florida appear to be deteriorating rapidly in many instances from a wide array of culprits.

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