Source: Dow AgroSciences via Seedquest
Scouting fields in the spring often ends up at the bottom of the to-do list due to so many tasks to complete, but fixing the problem early is key. Dow AgroSciences offers scouters tips on how to prepare to scout.
When scouting, take along a notebook and pen to record notes, and a small shovel, a tape measure and plastic baggies for specimen collection. A digital camera can help accurately capture pest symptoms and plant irregularities for second opinions and proper diagnoses.