Yield Goes Back to Your Roots

Explore the benefits of utilizing SmartStax® technology versus leaving your crop unprotected.

SmartStax® Protects:

Two built-in modes of action for maximum corn rootworm control

SmartStax® Technology:

Proven on over 100 million acres

10 bu/A Advantage**and 20 bu/A Advantage**

SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend has proven to have an average 20 bu/A advantage over non-bt traited corn and an average 10 bu/A advantage over non-bt traited corn + a soil-applied insecticide.

Corn Rootworm Damage:

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

Corn Rootworm Cost:

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

Corn Rootworm Pressure:

Extremely unpredictable with a high seasonal variance

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SmartStax® Protects:

Two built-in modes of action for maximum corn rootworm control

SmartStax® Technology:

Proven on over 100 million acres

10 bu/A Advantage**and 20 bu/A Advantage**

SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend has proven to have an average 20 bu/A advantage over non-bt traited corn and an average 10 bu/A advantage over non-bt traited corn + a soil-applied insecticide.

Corn Rootworm Pressure:

Extremely 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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Managing risk from planting to harvest.

Hear from experts who know. SmartStax® technology offers one of the best ways to control insect pressure and maximum yield potential.

John Werries

Farmer

Chapin, Illinois

Dean Werries

Farmer

Chapin, Illinois

Tony Hertzfield

Farmer

Waterville, Ohio

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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Learn More About How

Smartstax®Technology Is Rooted In Protection

Controls The Most Above- And Below-ground Insects. 
Corn Trait Comparison Tool

Compare the protection SmartStax® technology offers against corn rootworm and other insect pressure to the protection offered by leading competitor traits.

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SmartStax® Technology

Dig deeper into the science of SmartStax® technology and see how two built-in modes of action provide maximum control of corn rootworm.

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Controls The Most Above- And Below-ground Insects. 

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