Virtual Crop Scouting School Success

The first year of the Virtual Crop Scouting School was a huge international success! Over 620 people registered from 34 US states and 20 different countries. All together, participants spent 336 hours watching the training videos. The most popular presentation was “General Scouting Tips and Safety,” by Mikaela Breunig. Organized by the Crop Protection Network, this free Virtual School included 22 webinars that featured crop protection specialists at 11 Midwest universities. Participants registered online and were able to choose webinars and watch at their convenience. 

Mikaela Breunig sharing crop scouting resources.
General Scouting Tips and Safety webinar by Mikaela Breunig.

Watch for the 2022 Virtual Crop School sign up in April 2022!

Funding for this free training was provided by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Crop Protection and Pest Management Program through the North Central IPM Center (2018-70006-28883).

Travis Legleiter presenting about how to scout for herbicide resistance.
Travis Legleiter presenting about how to scout for weeds with herbicide resistance (weedy patch is in the top of the field photo).

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