Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Russ Gesch has determined that sowing seeds protected by a thin polymer layer can help northern Corn Belt farmers optimize spring planting schedules.
Deep in the DNA of a corn seed lies a genetic predisposition to thrive in tropical temperatures. However, soil temperatures at planting are more likely to be at 50–55 degrees F.
Corn rootworm resistance to Bt corn is a significant concern for corn producers and will have a large impact on corn production in the coming years, a South Dakota State University Extension entomologist says.
Importance of early season insect protection (02/19/14)
New seed products from Asgrow and Dekalb (02/13/14)
- Corn Rootworm Fast Facts
- Agrisure Duracade Image Brochure
- Agrisure Traits Nomenclature Fact Sheet
- Agrisure Viptera Aflatoxin Sell Sheet
- Agrisure Viptera Trait Brochure
- Agrisure Viptera 3111 v. Genuity VT Double PRO Sell Sheet
- Agrisure Artesian Water Optimization Fact Sheet
- Multi-Pest Complex Fact Sheets
- Corn Rootworm Management Guide
- Agrisure Viptera 3111 Brochure
- Agrisure Artesian Brochure