Friday, June 7, 2013

June 2013 Scouting Schools

2013 Alabama Scouting Shortcourses Announced
The following cotton scouting shortcourses will be conducted by Auburn Extension staff:
June 11: Autaugaville, Alabama, County Ag Center, Highway 14, for central and west Alabama
June 12: Headland, Alabama, Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, for southeast Alabama
June 18: Belle Mina, Alabama, Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center, for northern Alabama
Cotton and soybean insects (description, recognition, life history and damage), seasonal occurrence, management recommendations and threshold levels will be discussed. Identification and scouting for cotton diseases will also be covered.
At the Headland and Belle Mina locations a special section will also focus on managing glyphosphate resistant weeds.
Commercial pesticide applicator recertification points will be awarded. Each program begins at 8:30 AM and will conclude after lunch with in-field visits.