Georgia: 2 Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Insect Scout Schools, June 6, 14

    Scouting cotton with a sweep net. Photo: Joe Funderburk, University of Florida

    Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 6, 2022 in Tifton and June 14, 2022 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 6, 2022 9:00 am -12:30pm Tearston Adams 

    (229) 386-3374

    Southeast Research and Education Center Midville GA June 14, 2022 9:00 am -12:30pm Peyton Sapp 

    (706) 554-2119

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