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Tips for Keeping Corn Rootworms from Eating Your Yields

After a 12-year run of successful Western corn rootworm control, resistance to Herculex RW in Iowa spotlights the need for redoubling pest management tactics.
Corn rootworm management continues to become more complex, particularly in light of the announcement in late October, 2018, that the pest has shown resistance to the Herculex trait in northeastern Iowa.
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New Approaches for Staving Off More Corn Rootworm Resistance

To preserve the future viability of Bt corn, no-tillers should consider rotating traits and crops and consider working non-GMO corn into their fields.

It Was About 6 years ago when the first cracks in the armor — in this case, Bt corn — were discovered in Iowa. And today, the threat of Bt resistance in corn hasn’t really lessened, as it’s been detected in many other areas of Iowa and several other Midwestern states, particularly in the western corn belt.


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Improved, Simplified Insect Protection Tools Coming Soon To A No-Till Field

Several seed and crop protection companies to expand, strengthen yield protection of corn through new traits and technologies.
In-plant insect protection has long been helping corn producers sleep better at night — comfortable in the knowledge that their fields are safe from at least some of the yield-robbing threats they face.
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More Choices Available in 2004 For Protecting No-Till Corn

New products are mostly refinements of old standbys and recent successful introductions. Manufacturers are emphasizing convenience and market competition.
No-Tillers planning for the 2004 growing season can look forward to a handful of new alternatives for protecting their corn from weeds and insects. Herbicide and insecticide manufacturers and seed producers introduced their new products to attendees at the National No-Tillage Conference held in Des Moines, Iowa, in January.
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