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27
May
2014
SE Arkansas Crop Insect Scouting School – June 6
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A multi-crop insect scouting school will be conducted June 6 at Hoots BBQ in McGehee, AR. The school will cover insects in cotton, corn, grain sorghum, rice and soybeans. Anyone working in or interested in scouting crops is invited to attend. See the program below.

8:30-9:00am……………………………….……..Registration

9:00-9:15…………………………………….……Welcome and Opening Remarks
Wes Kirkpatrick, County Agent

9:15-9:30…………………………………….……Scouting Tools and Methods

9:30-10:00………………………………………..Cotton Growth and Development
Dr. Bill Robertson,Cotton Specialist

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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