UACES Facebook Division of Agriculture to hold crop pest scouting schools at McGehee, June 4, Jonesboro, June 7
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Division of Agriculture to hold crop pest scouting schools at McGehee, June 4, Jonesboro, June 7

By Sarah Cato
U of A System Division of Agriculture
May 31, 2018 

Fast facts:

  • McGehee school will be June 4 at Hoots BBQ
  • Jonesboro school will be June 7 at Craighead County Office
  • Extension specialists will teach insect, disease scouting methods and more 

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LITTLE ROCK – Extension specialists and county agents with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will be presenting two insect and disease scouting schools, the first at McGehee on June 4, and the second in Jonesboro on June 7. 

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Registration for both full-day events begins at 8 a.m. 

Topics will educate participants on scouting methods and signs and symptoms of disease and pests. 

Schedule for June 4 event at Hoots BBQ, 2008 US 65, in McGehee can be found at http://www.arkansas-crops.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-AR-Scout-School-Program-SE.pdf

Schedule for June 7 school Jonesboro at the Craighead County Extension Office, 611 E Washington Ave # A, can be found at http://www.arkansas-crops.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-AR-Scout-School-Program-NE.pdf

For more information on future scout schools and education opportunities contact your county agent or visit  www.uaex.edu.

 

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system. 

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.  

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture 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 the Craighead or Desha county extension offices as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.  

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Media Contact: Ryan McGeeney
Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2120
rmcgeeney@uaex.edu 

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