Jeff Housman, district agronomist, Mycogen, spoke to CSD Editor Kurt Lawton at a recent root dig event in Iowa. Here, Housman evaluates corn rootworm damage on non-Bt checkstrips and stacked hybrids. He says that having that non-Bt checkstrip is good for a baseline evaluation.
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Managment of corn rootworms is important. Scouting for damage is key in managing those pests. Digging up roots to see what kind of damage they've caused will help farmers make better management decisions. Check out this video with Jeff Housman, district agronomist, Mycogen, as he evaluates the damage caused by corn rootworms to non-Bt roots as well as roots from stacked hybrids.