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Take a Stand Against Corn Rootworm and Win

Corn rootworms pose a serious threat to farmers across the country. To help bring this threat to light, we're encouraging farmers to scout their fields for this pest. We're rewarding farmers who share their scouting stories with the chance to win* great prizes all through the summer. Join The Watch against corn rootworm and see how you can win.

6 Weeks of Prizes

Every week you can be a winner.
Enter during The Watch for your chance to win these prizes.*

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Night Vision Monocular

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Smartwatch with Built-In GPS

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Outdoor Security Camera

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Trail Camera

How to Enter

Scout for corn rootworm with a sticky trap


Snap a photo of you setting up the traps or checking them


Share on Twitter with #RootwormWatch and #contest

NoPurchNec. Ends 8/25/19. Open to certain farmers and
seed retailers 18+. Rules, eligibility, odds, ARV


The Threat of Corn Rootworm

Corn rootworm can cost U.S. farmers an estimated $1 billion every season. For most corn farmers, it's by far the worst insect pest they face. While this pest does most of its damage underground as larvae, farmers can predict pressure and prepare before that even happens with sticky traps strategically placed in a field.

Start Scouting

Yellow traps are your eyes on the ground. They're an easy way to estimate future corn rootworm populations in your fields. This kind of valuable information will help you make your trait decision and protect your fields. Here's how to use your sticky trap:

Trap Instructions

Fold sticky trap


Place sticky trap on stalk


Suggested whole field trapping scheme

Watch an Instructional Video

Sign Up and Get Your Free Sticky Trap Kit*

If you don't already have sticky traps, you can join The Watch and receive a free trap kit that will enable you to scout for adult corn rootworm beetles. Sign up below to get your traps and join countless other farmers in the watch against corn rootworm.

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