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Corn Insect Control Traits Cause Refuge Requirements to Change

by Heather Benedict, Regional Agronomist

As corn is being planted, be sure to adhere to changes regarding refuge requirements. There is a move from large refuges to refuge in a bag. Currently, the percent of refuge seed without transgenic events has dropped. These have declined from 20% to even less than 5% depending on the product.

The refuge needed for various corn hybrids can be complicated. Certain transgenic events are

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