Performance Starts With Protection,
Your Roots and Defense Run Deep.

Your best offense is a strong defense against corn rootworm. Learn about SmartStax® Technology’s deep bench of benefits versus leaving your crop unprotected.

SmartStax® Control

Uses two built-in modes of action for corn rootworm control

SmartStax® Trust

Proven on over 150 million acres*

SmartStax® Defense

Provides protection to your yield potential all season long

Corn Rootworm Damage

Root node damage can lead to yield losses up to 45%***

Corn Rootworm Cost

Farmers lose more than $1 billion annually in crop damage and increased control costs**

Corn Rootworm Pressure

Pest pressures can be unpredictable with a high seasonal variance

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SmartStax® Control

Uses two built-in modes of action for corn rootworm control

SmartStax® Trust

Proven on over 150 million acres*

SmartStax® Defense

Provides protection to your yield potential all season long

Corn Rootworm Pressure

Pest pressures can be unpredictable with a high seasonal variance

Corn Rootworm Cost

Farmers pay more than $1 billion annually in crop damage and increased control costs**

Corn Rootworm Damage

Root node damage can lead to yield losses up to 45%***

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FARMERS WHO PUT PROTECTION FIRST

SmartStax® Technology offers an excellent way to control insect pressure and maximize yield potential. Hear from farmers who tried it for themselves.

Ryan Neubarth

Farmer

Minnesota

Justin Campbell

Farmer

Indiana

John Werries

Farmer

Chapin, Illinois

Tony Hertzfield

Farmer

Waterville, Ohio

Dean Werries

Farmer

Chapin, Illinois

Jeff Van Dyke

Farmer

Richmond, Ohio

Bill Schroeder

Farmer

Reynolds, Indiana

Ned Bever

Farmer

Reading, Michigan

Randy Niver

Technical Agronomist and Farmer

Preston Schrader

Seed & Trait Technology Development Rep

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Controls The Most Above- And Below-ground Insects. 
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