The entomology program recognizes the logistic difficulty in scouting. We know that you have to cover a large acreage in a limited amount of time, you manage multiple crops, and […]
Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Whitefly Scouting Tips Jul 28, 2017
Whiteflies can cause economic damage to plants in several ways. Heavy infestations of adults and their progeny can cause reduction in vigor and yield of older plants, due to sap removal. […]
Georgia: 2 Insect Scouting Schools, June 12, 20 Jun 6, 2017
Insect Scouting Schools will be conducted on June 12, 2017 in Tifton and June 20, 2017 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean. These programs offer […]
The South Plains Scout School conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be May 25 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road […]
The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.
The University of Tennessee offers 3 10 minute videos focused on scouting fields for insect pests.
Growing a crop is very expensive. Current budgets from the Mississippi State University Department of Agricultural Economics show that a grower can expect to spend around $900 per acre in […]
The University of Georgia will be hosting an insect scout school for cotton, peanut, and soybean farmers at the Tifton Campus Conference Center on June 13.
Insect scouting should begin in the field as soon as plants emerge. Determining the plant stand at emergence can help the farmer get a better idea of issues facing the […]
If an insect lands on a soybean plant but there’s no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? As you contemplate the answer to that question, think […]