65th Annual Cotton Scouting School Kicks off in June

Scouting School Dates and Times
Extension personnel will host four workshops. To register, contact the county Extension office or center at the location you wish to attend.

June 4 — Cotton and Peanut

  • 8 a.m.
  • Wiregrass Research and Extension Center
  • 167 State Highway 134 E, Headland, Alabama 36345

June 11 — Cotton and Soybean

  • 8 a.m.
  • Associated Growers Gin
  • 15031 Brownsferry Road, Athens, Alabama 35611

June 25 — Cotton and Soybean

  • 8 a.m.
  • V. Smith Research Center
  • 4725 County Road 40, Shorter, Alabama 36075

June 27 — Cotton

  • 8 a.m.
  • McCord’s Fire Department Station #1
  • 1150 County Road 157, Centre, Alabama 35960

Topics of Discussion
Topics will vary by location to tailor to the needs of producers in a given area.
Scouting short course topics include the following:

  • Tarnished Plant Bug management
  • Stink Bug management
  • Plant Bug resistance monitoring
  • Managing insects in ThryvOn Cotton
  • Beneficial insects
  • Key soybean insect management
  • Cotton agronomic update
  • Peanut insect pests
  • Peanut agronomic update
  • Optimal use of plant growth regulators
  • Open discussion on current problems
  • Secondary cotton insect management
  • In-field training opportunity

Contact Scott Graham at shg0013@aces.edu for more information.


This information is provided by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

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