Missouri 4-H Crop Scouting

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State 4-H Crop Scouting Event

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Bradford Farm, Columbia, Mo.

Registration: Opens in 4-H Online June 1 to July 1. Youth and volunteers planning to attend must register in 4-H Online.

Age divisions are intermediate (ages 11-13) and senior (ages 14-18).

Cost: $25 per youth. No cost for volunteers.

Schedule for the day:
7:30–8:00 AM — Check In
8:00–8:15 AM — Welcome
8:15–9:00 AM — Educational Session with State Extension Specialists
9:15 AM–12:45 PM — Stations
12:45 PM — Lunch
1:30 PM — Soil Sampling Session
2:00 PM — Awards

Program objectives:

  • Increase youth knowledge around common Missouri crops
  • Raise awareness of careers in agronomy
  • Foster a learning environment that creates wise consumers of agronomic knowledge and products

Outline of the event:

  • Connect with MU Extension experts.
  • Learn more about common Missouri crops.
  • Test knowledge and skills relating to crop scouting by visiting and completing a challenge at stations focusing on insects, diseases, soybean stages, corn stages, disorders, weeds, and pesticide safety.

Event guide (PDF)

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