Texas: Bt Corn Update, and New Bt Trait Table Published Dec 11, 2017

🕔Dec 11, 2017As final seed purchases are being made in the Texas Panhandle, here is a brief update on the status of Bt corn. But before your eyes glaze over from the […]

Indiana: Bt Crop Resistance is Expected – Steps to Limit Your Risk – Video Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017Recent reports of resistance to Bt crops in the western corn rootworm, western bean cutworm and other pests have raised fears of “superbugs” that cannot be killed using our established […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Increased Insect Densities Reflected in Annual Survey Aug 29, 2017

🕔Aug 29, 2017Thirty-six counties representing the nine crop reporting districts were surveyed at the end of July/beginning of August as part of our annual statewide corn and soybean survey. The surveys were […]

Ohio Corn: Watch for Silk Clipping by Beetles Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017We have received many reports of Japanese beetles and other defoliators munching on soybean over the past few weeks with some reaching economic levels of defoliation. Like a few other […]

Western Corn Rootworm: Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade Gets China’s Approval – DTN Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017Syngenta’s rootworm trait, Agrisure Duracade, is one step closer to full commercialization after receiving import approval from China Monday morning.   However, the trait is still awaiting approval from the […]

Nebraska: Western Corn Rootworm Beetles Emerging Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017Western corn rootworm beetles began emerging in southeast and south central Nebraska this week. Beetles typically emerge somewhat later in northeastern and western Nebraska. Beetles emerging before silk emergence may […]

Illinois: Insects to Keep Watch for in Your Fields Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017Japanese Beetles Japanese beetles are back. Reports statewide indicate Japanese beetles are here (and in some locations, in very high numbers.) With corn starting to tassel and getting close to […]

Warning: Western Corn Rootworms Had an Easy Winter – DTN Apr 17, 2017

🕔Apr 17, 2017After a tough couple of seasons, western corn rootworm populations are heading into the spring with high hopes. “It’s a rebuilding year for Team Rootworm,” said Joe Spencer, an entomologist […]

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

🕔Mar 13, 2017About 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 […]

Bt Corn Trait Table Helps Pinpoint Insect Resistance – DTN Feb 17, 2017

🕔Feb 17, 2017If you are planting Bt corn this year, there’s a new tool to help you determine if your hybrids’ traits are still effective against the pests they claim to control. […]

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