2013 IPM Field Scout Training Class

2013 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program

The Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 14-18, 2013 (Friday, January 18 is an exam date and non-students aren’t required to attend that day).  The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, crop scouting techniques as well as provide useful baseline information for people preparing for the Wisconsin CCA exam.  In addition, information such as crop growth and development, pest life cycle, pest damage symptoms and economic thresholds will be covered.  Pest control recommendations, although discussed, will not be highlighted during this course.  Crops covered will include, corn, alfalfa, soybean and wheat.  Click here for the course syllabus.

Non-student registration fee is $225/person.  To register for the IPM Scout School, make checks payable to University of Wisconsin-Madison and send to CALS Conference Services, 640 Babcock Dr., Madison, WI  53706. For registration questions, call 608-263-1672.   Online registration can be made at: https://events.uwex.uwc.edu/cos/getdemo.ei?id=28004&s=_5NS0UFCKD

For more information on this course please contact Bryan Jensen at:

Dept. of Entomology
1630 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-4073