What corn did rootworms cause problems in on your farm?

If the tumultous growing season wasn't enough stress on farmers and crops, corn rootworms reared their ugly heads this year, causing damage across the Corn Belt. The kicker is that this year there were reports of damaged Bt corn, ultimately showing resistance on the part of the rootworm. We'd like to know: Which corn did rootworms attack on your farm? Bt traited hybrids? Corn with stacked rootworm protection? Or, did you just not have rootworm problems this year? Feel free to leave a comment about rootworm pressure on your farm, and be sure to include county and state location information, too. Read more about corn rootworm.

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on Mar 24, 2014

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on Mar 16, 2014

Tile lines are pretty obvious, which is why we need to get into water management and not drainage. The others are probably harvest traffic that hasn't been worked out of the soil. what does bubblegum casting do

Anonymous
on Dec 5, 2013

Smart-box Aztec Insecticide, along with some
VT3 variety's. Total train wreck lodging in 90% of my crop. Rep returned 1/2 purchase price on insecticide. Still yielded over 190 bpa .

Anonymous
on Oct 16, 2013

I had rootworm issues in a field that was corn on corn, using a bt hybrid and insecticide. It will be interesting to see yields. Northern Rock Co, WI

Anonymous
on Oct 14, 2013

lots of adult rootworm beetles, didn't matter if single or stacked hybrids were planted. NE Nebraska

Anonymous
on Oct 9, 2013

Southwest Ohio generally has low levels of rootworm but I used Capture LFR with my Nachurs seed applied starter because I get better yields with or without rootworm pressure.

Anonymous
on Oct 5, 2013

No option for damage in conventional corn but not in traited?

Anonymous
on Oct 4, 2013

Many adult beetles around this last week in any field that did not have soil insecticides used on it in LaSalle county ILL.

Anonymous
on Oct 2, 2013

My son used insecticide on all his corn and feels he escaped rootworm damage.

Anonymous
on Sep 30, 2013

How about "No problems because I used a corn that had a single or stacked Bt rootworm trait.

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