Title: Crop Scouting
Description: The Integrated Pest Management program at Iowa State University is hosting its fourth crop scouting competition on Aug. 5 for teams of Iowa high school students. Organizers announced the 2014 theme, Crop Scouting Innovations, this week along with extending an invitation to participate to teams of high school students (those completing grades 9-12). Top scoring teams are awarded monetary prizes of $500 for first place, $300 for second, $150 for third and $50 for fourth place.
More information about the crop scouting competition and instructions on how to register a team are available at www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/cropscouting. Teams must be registered by June 15. Registration is $50 per team; the fee will be refunded when the team attends the competition. Payment by check is due along with the registration form by June 15.