Top Crop Summit – Day 1
February 23, 2021 at
10:05 a.m. MT / 12:05 p.m. ET
Addressing Bt-resistant corn rootworm
Speakers: Tracey Baute and Dr. Jocelyn Smith
In this session, Tracey and Jocelyn will discuss the impact of Bt-resistant corn rootworm populations, and steps to take to mitigate the risks.
Tracey Baute is the field crop entomologist at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, based in Ridgetown, Ont.
Dr. Jocelyn Smith
Dr. Jocelyn Smith is a research scientist in field crop entomology at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, specializing in insect resistance management research for transgenic corn. Her research activities include collaboration with commodity organizations, seed and pesticide industries, public researchers, and government specialists to develop management strategies for key pests in corn, soybeans, and wheat in Ontario, Canada.