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Upcoming Events

Soybean Scout Schools - UT’s annual Soybean Scout Schools are set for the dates and times below. These field-side programs last 2-2.5 hours and address general crop management including plant development and management of weed, disease and insect pests. As always, scouting supplies and sweep nets are provided at each location on a first come first serve basis. Pesticide re-certification and CCA CEUs will be available. These events are sponsored by UT, The Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board, and the United Soybean Board. Contact: Scott Stewart (

July 11th (9:30 AM) - Tipton County. The field is located adjacent to the COOP/gin at 800 Tennessee Avenue, Covington, TN (35.580924, -89.647742).

July 16th (9:00 AM) - Perry County. The field is located at 101 Hinson Springs Rd, Lobelville, TN (35.71201, -87.77146).

July 18th (9:30 AM) – Knox County. This site will be at the East Tennessee Research and Education Center, 3215 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN.

Cotton Tour - The University of Tennessee Cotton Tour will be held Wednesday, September 3rd at the West Tennessee Research & Education Center in Jackson, TN (605 Airways Blvd). Further details are TBA. Contact: Tyson Raper (