Southern Crop

Southern Crop

EPA Approves Liquid Insecticide Targeting Resistant Corn Rootworms

Steward EC insecticide has a unique mode of action shown to be effective in controlling Western corn rootworm adults in field trials. At high infestation levels, adult beetles can cause damage by feeding on silks, which affects pollination and seed set.

 

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Purdue entomologist gets USDA grant for neonicotinoid research

Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use.   Read more about Kaplan and the grant here.

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6 Steps to Designate a Bug Boss

Missy Bauer, Associate Field Agronomist for Farm Journal, encourages retailers to eliminate the guesswork about insect pressure by assigning someone to the role of bug boss. Here are some brief tips that she offers to help you and your bug boss this season. Read more

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