Thursday, June 20, 2024

UGA sets 2 Insect Scouting Schools for June

uga logoThe University of Georgia will hold insect scouting schools on June 7 in Tifton and June 15 in Midville, Georgia.

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 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m.

The Tifton Scout School, June 7, will also be offered online using Zoom. Click the link below if you would like to participate in the virtual training.

June 7: Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton Georgia, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tearston Adams at

June 15: Southeast Research and Education Center, Midville Georgia, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Peyton Sapp, 706-554-2119.

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