2015 Western Bean Cutworm Risk
Accumulated growing degree days are now at a point where corn fields across the corn-growing region are beginning to tassel especially along and south…
Soybean Aphid Quick facts
Aphid populations can grow exponentially when conditions are favorable; populations can double in 2 to 3 days and quickly surpass economic thresholds.
Hatching rootworm larvae may be drowning
2015 is proving to be a perfect example of how environmental extremes can have serious detrimental effects on insect pests.
2015 Corn Rootworm Initial Hatch Risk
A typically variable spring weather pattern has enveloped much of the corn-growing region so far this growing season.
Valuation of Corn Rootworm Control Tactics Under Varying Levels of Pressure
Historical estimates suggest western corn rootworm (WCR) and northern corn rootworm (NCR) are responsible for nearly 1 billion dollars annually in cro…
Value of Multiple Modes of Action for Corn Rootworm Control
Selecting corn products each year is one of the most important decisions made toward maximizing yield potential.
Product Selection for Above Ground Insect Protection
Corn products are developed each year with the potential for improved agronomics and yield. Many include a proven pest management trait package.
Corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea) is found throughout North America except for northern Canada and Alaska.
Soybean aphids (SBA) are minute (less than 1/16th inch long), soft-bodied, pear-shaped insects.
2013 Planting Season Corn Rootworm Hatch Predictions
The predominantly cool and wet weather pattern so far this spring has not only delayed corn planting across a large part of the corn-growing region, b…