Scouting Update Workshop

May 5, 2000
The "Preparing for the 2000 Season" workshop is scheduled for May 25, 2000, at the Crops Training Center, located at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center near Dekalb, Illinois. The workshop is geared to crop producers and new and experienced crop scouts, as well as other individuals with an interest in crop production. Scouting techniques, economic thresholds, and damage symptoms from insects, herbicides, and other problems are part of the hands-on training. Sessions will focus on early-season problems encountered in the field and will be led by University of Illinois Extension research and teaching staff.

The cost of the program is $55.00 per person for those registering prior to the May 12, 2000, registration deadline. Late registration is $75.00 per person. CCA continuing education units have been approved for this program. For more information or to register, contact David Feltes, Quad Cities Extension Center, 4550 Kennedy Dr., Suite 2, East Moline, IL 61244, (309)792-2500, or email Feltes

Author: David Feltes