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Plains Pest Management Series

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$75

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Hale and Swisher counties have a series of six scout training days scheduled from June through September. The hands-on training days will target specific field scouting subjects, agronomic stages, pests and pest management.

Topics include:

  • Lygus and early bollworm scouting updates
  • Measuring NAWF in cotton
  • Conducting whole plant inspections on blooming cotton
  • Managing/scouting for quality cotton
  • Scouting for plant growth regulators, or PGR, needs and proper drop cloth use
  • Estimating irrigation needs in cotton through data collection
  • Taking tissue samples
  • Scouting corn for economic pests and diseases
  • Sorghum reproductive stages
  • Scouting sorghum for economic pests
  • Key beneficial ID

Each training is free for AgriLife Extension agents and specialists and $75 per training for the general public. Spots will be limited to five per date, so RSVP promptly by phone to 806-291-5267 or email to blayne.reed@ag.tamu.edu.

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Details

Date:
July 22
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$75

Organizer

Hale and Swisher Counties Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Phone:
806-291-5267
Email:
Blayne.Reed@ag.tamu.edu

Venue

Halfway Experiment Station
823 U.S. Highway 70
Plainview, Texas 79072
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