Evaluating rootworm pressure gives clues for future management decisions

The past few seasons we have noticed many issues developing in our area in regard to rootworm feeding on traited corn hybrids. No matter what management practices you have established on your farm in trying to control this pest, now is the time to get out and evaluate your current practices.

After we have accumulated between 684 to 767 grow­­ing degree units, about one-half of the corn rootworms will have...

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