Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common […]

Corn: New Bt Hybrid Stacking Technology Targets Pests – DTN Mar 13, 2017

🕔Mar 13, 2017
About 100 corn growers from the Western Corn Belt this spring will try out DuPont Pioneer’s new pyramided Bt hybrids, under the brand name Qrome . The Qrome hybrids will express […]

Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video Oct 25, 2016

🕔Oct 25, 2016
This month a group of six extension entomologists from Michigan State University, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, Cornell University, and Pennsylvania State University published an open letter to the […]

Nebraska Perspective: Cry1F Bt Corn Efficacy Against Western Bean Cutworm – Video Oct 25, 2016

🕔Oct 25, 2016
This month a group of six extension entomologists from Michigan State University, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, Cornell University, and Pennsylvania State University published an open letter to the […]

Dow, DuPont Under Fire for Corn Bt Traits in Western Bean Cutworm Control – DTN Oct 18, 2016

🕔Oct 18, 2016
Farmers buying corn seed with western bean cutworm in mind should tread carefully this fall. Two Bt traits are labeled to control the pest, Herculex I (Cry1F) and Viptera (Vip3A). […]

Midwest Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Now Resistant to Cry1F Oct 6, 2016

🕔Oct 6, 2016
Back in August, I alerted Michigan producers to elevated western bean cutworm damage in corn, particularly on traited corn expressing the Cry1F Bt protein. This protein was never perfect against […]

Texas Corn: Cry1F No Longer Effective Against Western Bean Cutworm Oct 6, 2016

🕔Oct 6, 2016
Western bean cutworm is a serious corn pest in the northern Texas Panhandle and occurs in lower numbers as far south as Hale County. Several years ago the insect underwent […]

Midwest Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Expands Territory – 6 Recommendations – DTN Sep 8, 2016

🕔Sep 8, 2016
Peel back a few husks if you live in western bean cutworm country. Entomologists and farmers are reporting higher-than-normal numbers of these caterpillar pests in the ears of both Bt […]

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