Texas Bt Corn: Resistance in Rootworms – What Can You Do?

🕔Nov 19, 2018The 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 […]

Texas Rice: Freeze Hits Ratoon; Endigo ZCX; China Rice

🕔Nov 19, 2018We had our earliest freeze since 1979 in the Texas Rice Belt on November 14! Yes, we even got some snow and sleet, but it is clear now and not […]

Bt Corn Hybrids : Confirmed Resistance to Western Corn Rootworm – DTN

🕔Nov 16, 2018Few corn hybrids are fully protected from the western corn rootworm anymore — not even pyramided Bt corn hybrids.   In October, Corteva Agriscience informed EPA that the company has confirmed […]

Texas: Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting, Claude, Dec. 11

🕔Nov 15, 2018The annual Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held Dec. 11 in the Armstrong County Activities Building, 901 Hurley Ave. in […]

Bt Corn: Single Toxin Varieties Withdrawing from Market

🕔Nov 15, 2018Dr. 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 […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Performance Against Southern Root-Knot Nematode

🕔Nov 14, 2018The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South. It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in […]

Texas: High Plains Ag Conference, Lubbock, Dec. 7

🕔Nov 14, 2018The annual High Plains Ag Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Dec. 7 and offer five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units. The […]

Kentucky Soybeans: SCN Management Starts with Soil Sampling

🕔Nov 14, 2018The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the University of […]

Precision Pesticides – 3 Emerging Technologies

🕔Nov 13, 2018Pesticides are substances that are designed to control pests. Every year, nearly six billion pounds of pesticides are applied worldwide. In agricultural fields, they can be sprayed, injected into the […]

Minnesota: Crop Pest Management Short Course, Minneapolis, Dec. 11-13

🕔Nov 13, 2018The three-day Minnesota Crop Pest Management Short Course program and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers Trade Show starts Tuesday, December 11th and continues through Thursday, December 13th. The Crop Pest Management […]

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