Bt Corn Hybrids : Confirmed Resistance to Western Corn Rootworm – DTN Nov 16, 2018

🕔Nov 16, 2018
Few 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 […]

Enlist Acres: Cotton Triples; Corn Broadens, ‘Don’t Cut Corners’ – DTN May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018
The Enlist weed control system is expanding this year, and with it, the need to be diligent about label compliance.   “We had such a good year last year, so let’s […]

Corn Insect Bt Technologies Offer Cost Effective, Proactive Protection Jun 22, 2017

🕔Jun 22, 2017
Farmers looking for ways to bolster profit margins, including reducing input costs, often think about planting non-Bt corn. But there are strong reasons not to cut Bt trait technology. Not only are Bt technologies […]

Corn, Soybeans: Re-Planting Cuts a 7-State Swath – DTN May 30, 2017

🕔May 30, 2017
How bad has this spring been for corn planting? Bad enough that some seed companies are now getting calls requesting a second round of replant corn, and the planting season […]

Corn Insect Control: Dow’s PowerCore and SmartStax Offer More Choices Mar 2, 2017

🕔Mar 2, 2017
Corn growers make big decisions that impact yield and profitability long before planters roll into spring fields. Selecting the right insect trait technology is one of those choices, and growers […]

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). […]

Entomologists: Cry1F Fails to Control Western Bean Cutworm Despite Co. Claims – DTN Oct 6, 2016

🕔Oct 6, 2016
Editor’s note: This story was updated with a statement from Dow AgroSciences at 12:50 p.m. CDT. The original story was posted at 8:38 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Entomologists […]

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