Bt corn http://tspr.org en Farmers Looking to Stop Crop Pests in 2014 http://tspr.org/post/farmers-looking-stop-crop-pests-2014 <p>Farmers are dealing with a late summer drought, but University of Illinois Extension said they should be thinking about threats to next year’s crop as well. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:39:33 +0000 Scott Stuntz 40029 at http://tspr.org Farmers Looking to Stop Crop Pests in 2014 Researchers Say Pest Developing Resistance to Bt Corn http://tspr.org/post/researchers-say-pest-developing-resistance-bt-corn <p>Insect scientists say federal regulators need to take action against a growing pest problem in biotech corn.</p><p>They say corn rootworm has started to become resistant to Monsanto&rsquo;s Bt corn, which is genetically engineered to resist the damaging and costly pest.</p><p>The 22 scientists expressed their concerns in <a href="http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0922-0013" target="_blank">a letter sent to EPA</a> last week.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:26:53 +0000 Rich Egger 11668 at http://tspr.org Researchers Say Pest Developing Resistance to Bt Corn