Sweet Corn - Home Use Insecticides

Insecticides registered for HOME use on Sweet Corn in Utah, organized by Mode of Action (MoA).

Active Ingredient Brand Name MoA Residual (days) Aphids Corn Earworm Cutworm Earwigs Fall Armyworm Sap Beetle Seedcorn Maggot Spider Mites
carbaryl Garden Tech Sevin 5% Dust Bug Killer 1A 3   X X   X      
bifenthrin +zeta-cypermethrin Ortho Bug-B-Gon Max Lawn and Garden Insect Killer 3 7 X X X   X      
cyfluthrin BioAdvanced Vegetable and Garden Insect Spray 3 2   X X   X      
lambda-cyhalothrin Spectracide Triazicide 3 7 X X X   X X   X
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide Worry-free Insecticide and MiticideB 3 3   X X   X X    
zeta-cypermethrin GardenTech Sevin 3 7-10 X X X   X X    
pyrethrins + sulfur Natria Insect, Disease, and Mite ControlB 3/M2 7 X     X       X
spinosad Monterey Sluggo PlusOB 5 5-7     X X        
Bacillus thuringiensis spp. (kurstaki) Bonide ThuricideOB,  Safer Caterpillar Killer with BtOB, Natural Guard Caterpillar Killer with BtOB, Dipel DustOB, Garden Safe Bt Worm and Caterpillar KillerOB 11 5-7     X X        
insecticidal soap Safer, Natural Guard, Bayer Natria NC   See Label for Listed Pests

B= Biopesticide
O= Organic

Note: All brands are registered trademarks. The brands listed in this table are not all-inclusive, but are meant to provide examples of products for these crops in Utah. Always check the label for the specific crop you are treating, application and safety information, and protection and pre-harvest intervals.