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Insect Management

The risk of insect resistance is real but may be reduced with proper planning. To help preserve the effectiveness and benefits of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) technology, farmers are required to follow an insect resistance management (IRM) plan. Growers must read the IRM Grower Guide found on the seed bag tag prior to planting for details on planting a refuge, geographical restrictions and other requirements of the IRM plan.

Corn Refuge - Best Management Practices

To enhance your corn refuge productivity and profitability, we've developed these best management practices (BMPs)

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Corn IRM Refuge Calculator

This calculator assists corn farmers in determining what type of refuge is required if you plant Bt corn on your farm.

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Four Steps Toward IRM Compliance

We’ve developed an easy-to-use compliance guide for dealers and farmers.

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