Verified FBN Member (GA)

Agronomy

How many different sprays have neonics ( neonicotinoids) in them?

What might be the alternatives? I'd like to keep the bees around in my area.

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Bugs!!!!! Been doing a little experimenting my nephew plants a pollinators stripe in middle of field have seen some very interesting results...

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Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

We admire your wishes to protect the pollinators. Just to clarify, Neonicotinoids are seed treatments used to control mostly secondary pest...

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Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

If you want to discuss any Agronomy topic you can also call or text the FBN Agronomy Team at 605-223-4224. Glad to help

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Thank You *****, I will check it out.

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Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

Yes we do. Soybeans can and so can corn. With soybeans you dont have to pay $5 for the treatment... corn it doesnt change the price at all b...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

If that’s the case does FBN offer seed corn with no seed treatment applied?

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Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

In furrow insecticide will give better protection than and insecticide seed treatment, but in furrow fungicides are not commonly used. Have ...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Question for *****, we plant quite a bit of conventional corn that is fully treated, would we get the same or maybe more benefit with naked ...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Hey that’s a good question, I would also like to help the bee guys in the area. Also wondering what different options are out there, I belie...

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