Crop Scouting

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Sky-High Scouting

August 5, 2021
Taranis Regional Sales Manager Tim Pearson highlights the company’s approach to scouting — specifically the technology used in Taranis’ precision scouting services, and how it is making scouting operations more efficient.

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Crop Protection Network Scouting School

April 29, 2021
Learn how to scout fields for problems with Crop Protection Network's 2021 Virtual Crop Scout School.

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UNL to Host Free Soybean Gall Midge Webinar for Midwestern Producers

December 16, 2020
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in conjunction with Iowa State University and University of Minnesota, will be hosting three live sessions in January to educate ag producers and professionals on the biological and ecological impacts of soybean gall midge, as well as scouting, identification and management techniques.

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Crop Scout Training participants identifying weeds during the 2018 course.
Crop Scout Training participants identify weeds during the 2018 course. The March 5 event is for pest managers while a May 8 training course will be for entry-level scouts.

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers March 5

February 13, 2019
This course, to be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center near Mead, is ideal for new employees preparing to take the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) exam and serves as an excellent refresher course for experienced personnel.

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Field crop scout training in 2016
A mix of classroom and hands-on training offers beginning crop scouts opportunities to learn and test their understanding in this compact, one-day format.

Entry-Level Field Crop Scout Training May 10

April 21, 2017

Growers and industry representatives wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s Field Crop Scout Training May 10 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center, formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

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2016 Crop Scout Training
Figure 1. Nebraska Extension Educator Keith Glewen is shown teaching about corn growth stages at the 2016 Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training.

Crop Scout Training March 14 at UNL's ARDC

February 27, 2017
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers March 14 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center located at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

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