LSU AgCenter Field Crops Insect Scout Schools

Insect scouting schools will be held on May 25 in Winnsboro and June 2 in Alexandria. These training sessions will cover a range of topics, including insect pest identification, general IPM principles, plant growth and development, and worker protection standard (WPS) training. The program is designed for scouts at all levels of experience. Extension agents, producers, consultants, and other stakeholders are welcome to take part in the event. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, please contact: James Villegas, LSU Agcenter Field Crops Entomologist, 225-266-3805 or

May 25, 2023
Tom H. Scott Research and Extension Center
212 Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro
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June 2, 2023
State Evacuation Center
8125 US-71, Alexandria
8:00AM - 1:00 PM
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  • Dr. Don Cook
  • Dr. Jeff Davis
  • Dr. Matt Foster
  • Mr. Bryan Gueltig
  • Dr. Rogers Leonard
  • Dr. David Moseley
  • Dr. Blake Wilson
  • Dr. James Villegas
5/17/2023 3:27:58 PM
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