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Plains Pest Management Series

August 5 @ 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:

  • Bollworm scouting techniques in cotton
  • Cotton aphids and other late-season secondary pests
  • Measuring NAWF and determining absolute cut-out in cotton
  • Determining realistic late-season PGR needs in cotton and measuring for irrigation cut-off dates
  • Measuring peak bloom/peak water use in cotton
  • Scouting late reproductive stages in corn and sorghum for pests and diseases
  • 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:
August 5
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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