Bt Resistance Confirmed in Illinois Rootworm

August 22, 2012 08:11 AM

On Aug. 16, it was officially announced the western corn rootworm in northwestern Illinois had adapted to the Yieldgard Bt technology used to control it. Todd Gleason has more from the South Farms in Urbana Champaign:


Back to news



Spell Check

8/23/2012 05:48 AM

  But...but..the "Leading lights from Bio-Tech say we should be expanding this technology to the rest of the world...right? But it couldn't be the vaunted Bt Trait, could it? Some Science types think so,( but what do THEY know?


Corn College TV Education Series


Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!


Market Data provided by
Brought to you by Beyer