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Southwest AR Scouting School for Row Crop Operations Being Offered

The University of AR System Division of Agriculture in Miller, Lafayette, and Little River Counties are offering a SW AR Scouting School, May 31, 2017, from 9:30-3:30 with both classroom and field training. It will be held at the University of AR Cossatot in Ashdown, AR.

TEXARKANA, Ark. –

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Miller, Lafayette and Little River Counties is offering a SW Arkansas Scouting School, May 31, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with both classroom and field training. It will be held at the University of Arkansas Cossatot, Ashdown, AR and will be conducted by University of Arkansas Specialists.

Topics include:

  • Wheat and Rice Update Regarding Insects and Diseases
  • Identifying and Controlling Insect Pests of Soybeans and Corn
  • Managing Diseases of Corn and Soybeans
  • Regulations and Tips for Scouting by Drones in Your Row Crop Operation
  • Field Demonstrations

Arkansas CEUs are available for CCA and Texas CEUs are available for private pesticide applicants.

Lunch will be provided so pre-registration is required. Call Sherry Beaty-Sullivan at 870-898-7224 or email sbeaty@uaex.edu.

This training is offered by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office as soon as possible.

By Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
400 Laurel Street, Suite 215 Texarkana AR 71854
(870) 779-3609
jcaraway@uaex.edu

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  • The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

    The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.