Tennessee Bt Corn: Resistance and Variety Selection – Podcast Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019
After a brief hiatus, the Call of the Week podcast is back. This week’s episode features Dr. Scott Stewart discussing Bt traits, resistance and variety selection.

Illinois Bt Corn: Rootworm Resistance? You Still Have Options Jan 21, 2019

🕔Jan 21, 2019
The development of resistance to Bt Cry toxins by the western corn rootworm is a growing concern, highlighted by the recent confirmation of field-evolved resistance to Cry34/35Ab1 in Iowa. Across […]

Minnesota Corn: Reducing Bt Trait Acres in 2019? Implications for European Corn Borer Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Editor’s Note: For accompanying charts and figures see original article at the Source URL below. The economics of 2018 corn production challenged many farmers to minimize losses per acre. One […]

Nebraska Corn: Which Bt Traits Do You Need to Buy? Nov 20, 2018

🕔Nov 20, 2018
When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits you do not need for your […]

Texas Bt Corn: Resistance in Rootworms – What Can You Do? Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018
The August 25th edition of this newsletter discussed how our mCry3a Bt corn was no longer able to control western corn rootworm in an area from Hart, Texas, north to the […]

Bt Corn: Single Toxin Varieties Withdrawing from Market Nov 15, 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2018
Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Entomologist at Michigan State University and author of the Handy Bt Trait Table, and I got a note from a corn seed dealer a couple of weeks […]

Corn: Bt Trait Table Updated in Time for Seed Selection Nov 13, 2018

🕔Nov 13, 2018
The Handy Bt Trait Table was updated in November 2018. The authors include Chris DiFonzo, Michigan State University, and Pat Porter, Texas A&M University. The table lists the types of Bt hybrids […]

Pennsylvania Corn: ID Caterpillars Now to Prepare for Next Year Sep 21, 2018

🕔Sep 21, 2018
As the season begins to wind down, folks are scouting their fields to assess crop progress, which includes inspecting plants and opening husks. Some people are finding caterpillars in ears […]

Texas Panhandle: Corn Rootworm Show ‘Probable Resistance’ to Some Bt Aug 27, 2018

🕔Aug 27, 2018
There were a crazy lot of western corn rootworm beetles emerging from continuous corn fields this summer in the Texas Panhandle, and with seed purchase decisions on the horizon it […]

Texas Panhandle: Bt Corn – What’s Up With All the Corn Earworms? Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
There are large numbers of corn earworm larvae in Bt corn ears in the Texas Panhandle, and some people are spraying in an attempt to control them. The first question […]

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