Source: NCGA

To assist farmers in developing the right plan for refuge compliance, the National Corn Growers Assocation has joined forces with agribusiness to develop a next-generation Insect Resistance Management refuge calculator that is easy to use and represents the latest products available.

"Biotechnology is an important part of modern agriculture's ability to sustainably meet the world's increasing demands for food, feed and fuel, and its proper stewardship is essential," said Chad Blindauer, Chair of NCGA's Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team. "Given the benefits of Bt products, farmers and trait providers have a duty to keep this technology viable and on the market." Bt is the abbreviation for Bacillus thuringiensis, an insect-resistance biotech trait. 

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