By choosing SmartStax® technology, you are protecting your corn from rootworm from the second it goes into the ground until harvest.
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Does it make sense to switch to a non-traited seed after a successful year using SmartStax® technology?
Farmer’s can’t afford for their traits to fail. That is why farmers in corn rootworm zones choose SmartStax technology to protect corn.
There are corn hybrids that are bred for drought resistance. DroughtGard Hybrids go a step further and contain a trait that makes corn more hydroefficent.
Across the country, research teams are testing our trait technology against competitive products. We are constantly working to make sure we are on the forefront of crop technology creating products that work.
In addition to peace of mind, trait technology like SmartStax® prevents farmers from having to unexpectedly spend extra money throughout the season to protect corn from insect threats.
Farmers and agronomists are using information gathered in the field from scouting to make educated decisions about what traits will work best in that particular field.
Farmers choose traits like VT Double® PRO because they are seeing a return on investment, especially when there are insects like corn borer that are threatening yield.
Insect feeding can set corn up for ear rot and molds later in the season. Traits like VT Double PRO®, protect corn from damage.
Western corn rootworm pressure is reported to be higher this year than previous years. If pressure is high enough in your area, you might need to consider changing your trait technology.
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