Croplink - Calling All Crop Scouts

Pamela Smith
By  Pamela Smith , Crops Technology Editor
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Struggling to identify VE from V3? Need a refresher in growing degree day math?

A new web book, "Crop Scouting Basics for Corn and Soybean," is available as an instant, free and online reference tool from the Crop Protection Network (CPN).

Written and reviewed by Extension pest-management specialists from across the country, it is specific to corn and soybean production. The guide covers how to scout and identify problematic weeds, diseases, insect pests and other field issues.

The CPN website houses webinars, videos and other valuable agronomic information. Visit


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