Canada: European Corn Borer Bt Resistance Confirmed

🕔May 17, 2019It was recently confirmed that European corn borer (ECB) has developed resistance to the Cry1F protein in Bt corn in Nova Scotia. More information on this issue can be found […]

Bt Resistant Corn Borer on the Rise, Single Trait Hybrids at Risk – DTN

🕔May 17, 2019Scientists have found populations of European corn borer in Canada that are fully resistant to the Bt trait Cry1F, sold under the brand name Herculex I. So far, the discoveries […]

Minnesota Corn: Reducing Bt Trait Acres in 2019? Implications for European Corn Borer

🕔Dec 18, 2018Editor’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, 2018When 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 […]

Pennsylvania Corn: ID Caterpillars Now to Prepare for Next Year

🕔Sep 21, 2018As 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 […]

Minnesota: Extension Requests Aid with European Corn Borer, Corn Disease Survey

🕔Aug 8, 2018Entomologists and plant pathologists at the University of Minnesota continue to document and understand changes in European corn borer (ECB) populations and corn diseases in our state. Each fall, about […]

Indiana Corn: Distinguishing the Worms in Your Ears

🕔Aug 3, 2018Several caterpillars in the ear can be very similar in appearance and habits, so identification to species of some of the worms in ears can be tricky. Note that, in […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Ohio Corn: Adjusting Management Practices for a Late Start

🕔Apr 24, 2018As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds

🕔Mar 14, 2018Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

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