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28
May
2013
Northeast Arkansas crop insect scouting school scheduled for May 31
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

We will be conducting an insect scouting school on May 31 at the Craighead County CES office in Jonesboro, AR. Insects, their damage and scouting procedures in cotton, soybean, rice, corn and grain sorghum will be covered. The agenda is shown below.

8:30-9:00am — Registration

9:00-9:15 — Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mr. Branon Thiesse, Staff Chair,Craighead Co.

9:15-9:30 — Scouting Tools and Methods
Mr. Blake McClelland, CRVP Coordinator

9:30-10:00 — Cotton Growth and Development
Mr. Blake McClelland,CRVP Coordinator

10:00-10:30 — Scouting for Early-Season Pests of Cotton
Dr. Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

10:30-10:45 — BREAK

10:45-11:15 — Scouting for Mid- to Late-Season Pests of Cotton
Dr. Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

11:15-11:45 — Identification of Beneficial Arthropods
Dr. Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

11:45-12:30 — LUNCH

12:30-12:50 — Pesticide Issues
Ples Spradley, Extension Pesticide Specialist

12:50-1:20 — Soybean Growth and Development
Dr. Jeremy Ross, Soybean Specialist

1:20-1:50 — Scouting for Pests of Pre-Bloom Soybean
Dr. Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

1:50-2:20 — Scouting for Pests of Post-Bloom Soybean
Dr. Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

2:20-2:50 — Scouting for Pests of Rice
Dr. Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

2:50-3:00 — BREAK

3:00-3:30 — Scouting for Pests of Grain Sorghum
Dr. Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

3:30-4:00 — Scouting for Pest of Corn
Dr. Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

4:00 — Adjourn


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