Crop Tech Corner
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Sep 25, 2015 06:57 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.


A former graduate student at Southern Illinois University has found bats play a significant role in protecting corn by feasting on some its most troublesome insect pests.

Josiah Maine outlines his findings in the latest Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…. An experiment funded by Bat Conservation International took a look at what bats' appetites for certain bugs might mean to corn fields in Illinois.

He found nearly 60% more earworm larvae in corn where ...

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