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Getting the most protection from corn rootworm

New technologies helps farmers get the most out of their crops. In this Managing for Profit, Channel technical agronomist Jeremy Miner talks about SMARTStax PRO with RNAI Technology and what growers need to know as they finalize their plans for the 2023 growing season.

Preventing corn rootworm for next year’s corn crop

Corn rootworm pressure continues to be a challenge for many farmers across the Corn Belt and it’s something to plan for as farmers start thinking about the 2023 growing season. In this Managing for Profit, DEKALB Asgrow technical agronomist Nicole Stecklein, who serves northeast Iowa,... Read More.

Iowa farmer manages corn rootworm pressure

An eastern Iowa farmer says he’s had better success managing corn rootworm this growing season compared to 2021. Lance Lillibridge says large portions of his corn fields were knocked down by corn rootworm last year, so he decided to plant 100% corn this year.... Read More.

Farmers continue scouting for corn rootworm

An agronomist says corn rootworm has been an issue in parts of Iowa this growing season. Meaghan Anderson is with Iowa State University. “In central Iowa they were not generally as bad – especially the westerns – as they were last year,” she said.... Read More.

Corn rootworm pressure returns in eastern Iowa

An eastern Iowa farmer says corn rootworm pressure is back on his farm for a second straight year, but he’s better prepared this go-round. Lance Lillibridge tells Brownfield corn rootworm knocked down large portions of his corn fields in 2021, making for a difficult... Read More.