Korea Approves Agrisure 3122 Trait Stack for Import

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Insect Control, Syngenta

Syngenta announced that regulatory authorities in Korea have granted import approval for the Agrisure 3122 trait stack for food or feed use. The Agrisure 3122 trait stack offers growers a reduced-refuge trait stack featuring dual modes of action against corn borer and corn rootworm. The Agrisure 3122 trait stack includes the trusted Agrisure CB trait, which has been helping to … Read More

Insect Pressure is On

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Growmark, Insect Control

It’s been an interesting year for farmers this year with weather extremes and planting challenges, and bugs are getting in on the act as well. “We’re running into some interesting things likes true armyworms in wheat and in corn, and seed corn maggots, and all sorts of things,” said GROWMARK Insect/Plant Disease Technical Manager Kevin Black. Kevin’s number one recommendation … Read More

Chemigation Looks Back On 30 Years

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Insect Control, Irrigation

Gary Newton remembers the very moment the concept of chemigation came to him. “In 1969, I was swathing some hay next to one of my sprinklers I had just installed. I looked back and saw the sprinkler covering the entire field with just one pass,” he said. “I thought that had to be better than making multiple passes across the … Read More

Online Insect Forecast Tool

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Data Collection, Insect Control, Internet

As farmers across the Corn Belt continue to battle above- and below-ground insect pests year after year, a comprehensive integrated pest management approach is key to maximizing yield potential, especially in corn-on-corn environments. The Insect Forecast Tool can help farmers understand their current pest pressure and make more accurate predictions for the following year. Farmers can log on to www.insectforecast.com … Read More