iPad app assesses risk for corn rootworm

There is a new tool to help farmers combat corn rootworms. It’s an application available for iPad device users to assess their risk for corn rootworm pressure.  It provides specific management recommendations for the farmer and was designed by Monsanto insect management specialists.  The risk assessment application is designed so that the farmer follows prompts from app, says Tom Eickhoff, an agronomic systems lead for Monsanto.  Growers should load the app, and take their iPad right into the field with them when they scout.

AUDIO: Tom Eickhoff (3 min. MP3)

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