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Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers

Date: Time: 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center Room: August N. Christenson Research and Education Building
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
Directions: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/christensonbuilding/
Contact: Keith Glewen Nebraska Extension Educator, 402-624-8030, kglewen1@unl.edu
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pest should plan to attend this program. This session is ideal for new employees preparing to take the CCA exam and serves as an excellent refresher course for experienced personnel. Courses are taught by University and industry specialists. This educational training provides current, detailed instruction and is specifically designed to furnish employees with the necessary knowledge, expertise and confidence to fulfill the requirements of their employment.

Topics include:
- Factors Influencing the Growth and Development of Corn and Soybeans
- Crop Diseases and Quiz
- Weed Control Management; Identifying Weeds - Plant Morphology, Herbicide Management; Using a Key to Identify Weed Seedlings
- Corn & Soybean Insect Management

Fee for this training is $165 which includes a resource book. Or for participants attending the training only (no resource book) the fee is $60. Pre-register to reserve your seat and to ensure workshop materials are available the day of the training session. Fees include lunch, refreshment breaks, and workshop materials. About the optional resource book - the instruction manual contains a variety of reference materials that are excellent resources for crop scouting professions. Registration fees do not include the cost of lodging.

For more information, contact Nebraska Extension at (402)624-8030 or via e-mail at kglewen1@unl.edu. Registration questions - call or e-mail cdunbar2@unl.edu.

Information available at: https://enre.unl.edu/crop

Download the flyer: https://enre.unl.edu/2019CropScoutTraining-MarchFlyer.pdf

Additional Public Info:

https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/crop/

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