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Agronomy

Anyone hearing reports of corn rootworm issues?

There was a report of a field near me (NC Iowa) with a DK Smartstax variety and a Pioneer AMXT planted in the same field which both hid very high numbers of rootworm pressure. Curious if anyone is seeing this elsewhere..

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I have 3 sticky traps out and caught no beetles this year in central Illinois


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I have not used any Insecticide on my conventional corn for the past 3 years because of the lack of rootworm bettles present during the summ...

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Anonymous. Talked to my seasoned Pioneer guy just today about this. Qrome is NOT an increased in trait effectiveness. It is the component t...

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***********, I’m 45 miles south of you. We are 100% triple stacks in all hybrids. DeKalb was the only one so far with no root worm damage. (...

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We are seeing more extended diapause in NW Iowa. More than usual. I plan to use more triples in my corn /soybean rotated ground. Prefer th...

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I would agree with ***** above, or go with a Duracade rootworm biotec stack. No need to worry about China anymore. Remember, Counter, or Thi...

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Darin Lickfeldt
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Over the corn belt at-large, it seems insect feeding is mostly down in 2019 relative to recent years. UWisconsin has a nice summary of this...

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