All posts tagged corn earworm

  • Protect Corn Hybrids from Harmful Mycotoxins

    Insect management is key to a successful season, but scouting and treatment can be time-consuming and costly tasks. Without proper management, common pests like corn earworm or western bean cutworm can feed on corn ears, injuring corn kernels and allowing spores of ear molds to enter into the developing grain. These exposed areas leave the plant vulnerable to the invasion of ear molds and the development of aflatoxin and fumonisins, two very concerning mycotoxins. These…

Agronomic image of corn earworm damage