July 27, 2021,08:11 AM
The time to scout is now! Legend Seeds Sales Agronomists have found the following pests just this week:
This week, Mike Tofsrud, Legend Sales Agronomist, discusses the importance of evaluating plant health this time of year and the benefits of corn fungicides:
The time to scout is now! Legend Seeds Sales Agronomists have found ECB presence just this week!
European Corn Borer
Over the last 100 years, European Corn Borer (ECB) has proven to be a pest for many conventional corn growers. ECB is known to cause significant damage to the crop causing overall yield loss as it affects both the stalks and ears of the plant. With the introduction of insect-reduction and transgenic corn hybrids, the prevalence of ECB has declined. However, it is still important in non-insect traited corn to be diligent in scouting for pests such as ECB.
As a proud distributor of Nuseed sunflowers, Legend Seeds is pleased to not only bring superior products with proven performance, but also in-field agronomy support from both Nuseed and Legend throughout the growing season. Below is an Agronomy Alert written and published by Alison Pokrzywinski, Nuseed Product Development Manager: