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Feb. 12, 2021
TAKING ROOT: MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR BT-RESISTANT CORN ROOTWORM ON ONTARIO FARMS
This webinar features OMAFRA specialists who provided an update on Bt-resistant corn rootworm, the impact on cropping systems and feed supplies, mitigation strategies to reduce the impact of Bt corn rootworm resistance, and alternative feeding options.
While this webinar is open to anyone, it is geared towards cattle producers (dairy and beef). The webinar aired Dec. 8, 2020.
Check out the video here – https://fieldcropnews.com/2021/01/taking-root-management-options-for-bt-resistant-corn-rootworm-on-ontario-farms/
Speakers include Tracey Baute – OMAFRA Field Crop Entomologist, Christine O’Reilly – OMAFRA Forage and Grazing Specialist, and OMAFRA beef and dairy specialists.