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Rotation resistant and rotation susceptible WCR


A journal article published recently (July 2014) confirms that rotation resistant and rotation susceptible western corn rootworms are affected by Bt root tissue in a similar fashion.

What insects to watch for in corn, beans and wheat


We don’t know what the insect pressure will be like later on yet this year. What we can do, however, is remind agronomists and crop consultants what we think are the most important insects for you to watch for in each of three key crops: corn, soybeans and wheat.

Corn rootworm pest management best with long-term approach


Although the extent of corn rootworm (CRW) pressure in 2014 is yet to be determined, DuPont Pioneer entomologists say planning this season for future rootworm populations is the best way to control the yield-robbing pest.

Western corn rootworm beetles emerging (07/07/14)

Southwestern corn borers emerging (07/02/14)

Japanese beetles emerge in Iowa (06/16/14)

Start scouting for common stalk borer in corn (06/09/14)

Corn rootworm egg hatch under way in Iowa (06/06/14)

Armyworm active in high-risk corn fields (05/27/14)

True armyworms appear in SW Missouri (05/23/14)

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Morning Comments 07/28

Corn futures followed beans higher again Sunday night. The prospect of a huge fall crop depressed corn futures badly over the past 10 weeks, but they are currently trying to rebound from the depressed levels reached last week. Talk of surging export demand for soybeans and dryer August weather is apparently supporting the markets at this point. September corn gained 2.0 cents to $3.65/bushel early Monday morning, while December rose 1.75 cents to $3.735.
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