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29
May
2013
Southeast Arkansas Crop Insect Scouting School – June 6
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

We will be conducting an insect scouting school on June 6 at Hoot’s Restaurant in McGehee, 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. Wes Kirkpatrick, Desha Co. Staff Chair.

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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