Billbug (Kansas Corn)

Chemical control

Insecticide

Rate

Chlorpyrifos (numerous products)

Check label, but generally 2 pints/acre

Chlorpyrifos plus gamma-cyhalothrin (Cobalt)

38 to 42 fl. oz. of product/acre

Terbufos (Counter 15G)

Apply 8 oz. of Counter 15G per 1,000 ft. of row in a 7-inch band over the row. See label for specific directions.

 

Planting-time Management Options

Insecticide

Rate

Terbufos (Counter 15G)

Band or in-furrow application 6 to 8 oz. of Counter 15G per 1,000 ft. of row. Distributed in the Lock’n’Load closed handling system. See label directions. 

Chlorpyrifos (numerous products)

Check label, but generally 4 pints/acre in not less than 10 gallons of water per acre as a preplant broadcast spray to the soil surface by ground application. Incorporate into the top 2 to 4 inches of soil.

Chlorpyrifos 15G (numerous products)

Apply in a T-band at 8 oz. of product/1,000 ft. of row.

Tefluthrin (Force 3G)

Labeled for suppression. Apply 4 to 5 oz. of product per 1,000 ft. of row as a planting-time application in a 7-inch band or T-band treatment.

Tefluthrin (Force CS)

Labeled for suppression. Apply 0.46 to 0.57 fl. oz. as a T-band/1,000 ft. of row at planting.

 

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