INFORMATION & IDEAS
Plenish™ high oleic soybeans create cooking oil with extreme stability in high temperatures, without hydrogenation and with 0g trans fat.
DuPont™ Agility® SG herbicide with TotalSol® soluble granules is an advanced formulation designed specifically to go after group 2 resistant kochia and other tough broadleaf weeds. It combines the power of four active ingredients— with two modes of action — in an advanced formulation that delivers reliable control of ALS-resistant varieties of kochia.
May applications and other mid-season almond insect control measures help protect valuable almond crops. Learn tips for scouting pests and implementing effective IPM strategies.
Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) is an intricate breeding system designed to combine good genetic traits from “parent” seeds that is used in the development of many hybrid crops, including rice, maize, sunflower, canola and numerous vegetable crops.
The Apple Grower of the Year Award, sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, recognizes apple growers who have reached outstanding levels of success and are nominated by their peers.
DuPont™ Asana® XL insecticide controls a broad spectrum of corn insect pests, including cutworm, black cutworm, western bean cutworm, corn earworm and stalk borer.
Strategies that control vegetation to boost crew productivity and promote public safety or control weeds and brush to improve forage and protect land and livestock investments.
Dandelions have become an increasing problem since many growers shifted to reduced-tillage or no-till systems. After the crop has been harvested in the fall, weeds such as dandelions begin to grow as they prepare to overwinter.
Producing more desirable grass improves cattle performance, increases revenue per acre and supports long-term return on investment. This issue focuses on strategic weed control as one key to effective pasture management.
Winter provides necessary downtime for pastures and a good opportunity to consider new strategies for gaining more from your land and input investments in the year ahead.
In “Weed Wars” by BEEF magazine, learn how strategic weed control has helped Star Lake Cattle Ranch achieve better pasture, despite challenges.
DuPont partnered with the African Biofortified Sorghum Project (ABS) to improve the global food security of millions who rely on sorghum as their primary diet.
DuPont™ Lannate® SP and Lannate® LV insecticides help control brown, marmorated stink bug (BMSB) infestations in the mainland U.S. (except in Texas and New Hampshire) on selected fruit, vegetable and grain crops. DuPont™ Vydate® L insecticide/nematicide also can be used for BMSB control in 19 states on selected fruit and vegetable crops.
Take stock of brush control concerns along rights of way before spring regrowth. Experts suggest strategic herbicide programs for effective control of fast-growing species.
Strategic herbicide selection and application timing support effective brush management plans that meet the needs of utilities, landowners, public users and natural habitats.
Around the globe, DuPont scientists work in concert with farmers, local businesses, governments, NGOs and others who know the “facts on the ground” in order to find the answers that will increase food protection and production.
Invasive and noxious weeds rob grazing value from pasture and rangeland by outcompeting native vegetation for sunlight, soil moisture and nutrients. DuPont Crop Protection has valuable information and products to help manage these weeds and restore desirable species to your land.
DuPont™ Coragen® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® provides exceptional control of major worm pests in tobacco starting at transplant. Coragen® helps optimize tobacco crop yield and quality by controlling key insect pests with long-lasting residual.
When drought conditions challenge cotton and corn crops, cotton bollworm control becomes a top priority. Frequent scouting and preparation to control insects when they reach threshold levels is the best defense against potential crop damage.
Count on DuPont is a promise to be there for you — today and in the future. It’s our commitment to helping you succeed for the long term. And it's your assurance that you're getting the tested and proven quality of our land management products, the support and program you can rely on, and our in-depth knowledge of local crop protection and land management concerns.
Since 2000, the Crop Protection Plus® product cost replacement program has helped more than 5,100 growers recover lost herbicide costs on nearly 2.5 million acres.
Daily crop updates, including corn, soybean and wheat reports, from local agronomists in 11 Midwestern states.
Dermacor® X-100 seed treatment works immediately to protect rice against damage from rice water weevil and later-season stemborers to help crops achieve their maximum yield potential. Learn what rice industry leaders have to say about the benefits of planting seed treated with Dermacor® X-100.
DuPont™ Altacor® insect control and Avaunt® insecticide products used in sequence and rotation provide reliable, consistent control of damaging biting and chewing insects in Eastern stone and pome fruit crops. Using the DuPont portfolio, growers receive fast-acting, broad-spectrum control with strong residual activity to help crops reach their potential for yield and quality.
DuPont™ Altacor® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® provides reliable, consistent control of major pests in Western pome and stone fruit crops. When used early in the pest life cycle, Altacor® prevents the build-up of pest populations to maximize yield potential.
DuPont™ Altacor® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® provides reliable, consistent control of key pests in tree nuts. When used early in the pest life cycle, Altacor® prevents buildup of pest populations for maximum quality and yield.
DuPont™ Asana® XL insecticide holds up against sun and rain and stays active longer than the competition for reliable control of cabbage loopers, corn earworm, cutworm, soybean aphids and other damaging pests.
2011 field trials demonstrated that DuPont™ Asana® XL insecticide delivers a nearly four-bushel yield advantage in university soybean field studies compared to other leading insecticides.
DuPont™ Coragen® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® helps optimize yield and quality by controlling insect pests in key cucurbit vegetables.
DuPont™ Coragen® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® is an important part of a pepper IPM program, optimizing yield and quality through reliable and consistent control of key pepper pests.
While the mint root borer continues its costly raid on Pacific Northwest mint crops, DuPont™ Coragen® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr® offers a fast-acting, long-lasting solution for optimal mint crop yields.
Soybean growers and agronomists report early, longer-lasting weed control, including control of glyphosate-tolerant or resistant weeds, with DuPont™ Envive® herbicide.
DuPont™ Finesse® Cereal and Fallow herbicide provides preplant/preemergence weed control in winter and spring wheat (except Durum wheat and Wampum variety of Spring Wheat).
For more than 15 years, DuPont™ Harmony® Extra SG herbicide has protected wheat against wild garlic, henbit and other tough broadleaf weeds to maximize yields and grain quality.
DuPont™ Kocide® 3000 fungicide/bactericide delivers the excellent performance that tree fruit, tree nut, vine, vegetable and cereal growers have come to expect from Kocide® brands, but with less copper, for more environmentally favorable disease control.
Growers who have long relied on DuPont™ Asana® XL insecticide now can turn to DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide, DuPont™ Express® herbicide and the DuPont™ ExpressSun® trait system for even more protection.
Increased no-till and reduced-till production has led to numerous benefits for corn growers, but it also has contributed a shift in the weed spectrum. For example, Italian ryegrass has become a significant problem in many fields.
DuPont is committed to helping customers succeed by providing high-quality, proven sulfonylurea herbicides; exceptional support and programs; and in-depth knowledge of local crop production concerns.
Soybean varieties with the STS®/Roundup Ready stacked-trait provides the opportunity for excellent weed control with a combination of glyphosate and DuPont™ Synchrony® XP herbicide
With Temik no longer available, count on DuPont™ Vydate® C-LV insecticide/nematicide to help manage thrips and plant bugs, extending nematode control following nematicide seed treatments.
Over the past several years, farming practices and herbicide programs have changed significantly, resulting in more winter annual weed pressure. Now, herbicide applications to winter wheat have become even more important. A fall application of Harmony® Extra SG provides control of a wide spectrum of broadleaf weeds.
A residual fall burndown herbicide application helps reduce weed seed production, manage early winter annuals and provide weed control into spring.
A cold, wet spring can push planting dates to the limit, leaving little time for preplant herbicide applications. A fall application of DuPont™ Canopy® EX or Basis® herbicide post harvest can halt development of winter annual weeds and allow for earlier planting in a warmer, cleaner seedbed.
Fall is the perfect time to control roadside weeds. Treatments at key times in weed growth cycles maximize control and make work crews more efficient to help protect public safety.
DuPont™ TotalSol® soluble granule technology helps avoid herbicide problems like poor tank mixing, uneven application and messy cleanup.
The challenges we face in feeding the world will get only more daunting in the decades to come. But DuPont and its collaborators across the food chain are optimistic, as scientific innovations have already significantly enhanced the quality and quantity of food production.
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) Emerging Leaders Program is partnering with DuPont Crop Protection to equip new leaders in the Florida specialty crops industry.
To help ensure that it was adaptable to various challenges, DuPont Pioneer®’s field testing in Malawi for maize hybrid 30G97 ran for two years in 2000 and 2001, simultaneously with a mandatory two-year government trial conducted by the Malawi Ministry of Agriculture.
Count on Assure® II for the best volunteer corn control in your soybeans and cotton
Craig Alford shares forage management tips to help beef producers increase grass per acre, boost overall operation efficiency and increase profit potential.
DuPont™ Velpar® L herbicide delivers effective smutgrass control with reduced grazing restrictions for more forage production and better pasture management.
Canopy® herbicide delivers burndown plus residual activity to help maximize early-season control of tough weeds, allowing the postemergence application to be made closer to canopy.
DuPont™ Classic® and Synchrony® XP postemergence herbicides can enhance the performance of a herbicide program for soybeans with the LibertyLink gene.
DuPont Pioneer is helping to improve agriculture in India with hybrid seed technology that improves crop yields.
Fuel costs can take a big bite out of roadside and maintenance budgets. Selective herbicide programs help reduce fuel, labor and equipment costs and increase VM crew productivity.
Balance roadside vegetation control costs with shrinking budgets by implementing strategic herbicide applications that will benefit productivity and protect the safety of workers and the public.
Deliver safe, reliable power while keeping maintenance budgets under control with an integrated vegetation management program that includes strategic herbicide applications.
Diligent insect scouting and effective control measures are essential to protecting corn and cotton profitability by managing the effects of damaging worm pests.
DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® is a product cost replacement program for growers in Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming who apply DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide to canola, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), crambe, dry beans, dry and succulent peas, dry lentils, and/or apply Asana® XL insecticide to chickpeas (garbanzo beans) dry beans, dry and succulent peas and/or lentils
DuPont is committed to working side-by-side with local populations to ensure that science is applied to local agriculture and food production for a more secure future for all.
Although science provides answers that can be applied universally, DuPont experience shows that solutions for local food systems must be developed at a community level.
Controlling weeds and brush is critical to maintaining safe roadways and effective utilities delivery, as well as protecting the people who maintain and provide those services. DuPont Crop Protection has valuable information and products for selective weeding, brush control and bareground management.
The annual Peanut Profitability Awards are sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and other supporters of strategies that increase peanut grower profitability and sustainability.
The DuPont product portfolio optimizes tomato yield and quality in the eastern United States. A variety of solutions give growers remarkable pest protection with excellent crop tolerance.
To help tree nut producers take advantage of strong demand, industry experts share advice for navel orangeworm control for pistachio crops.
Post harvest applications are a smart weed management strategy.
Washington potato growers increase crop volume and marketability with effective potato insect control delivered by Coragen® insect control, which helps manage cabbage looper, Colorado potato beetle, potato tuberworm and other key pests.
DuPont defends against key potato pests, including, insects, nematodes, diseases and weeds, giving growers tools they need to optimize potato yield and quality. Count on DuPont to provide reliable, consistent control. (See product labels for crop/pest combinations controlled or suppressed.)
Prevathon® insect control protects yield potential, reduces applications and gives growers seed selection flexibility. By preserving beneficial insects, Prevathon® avoids mite flare.
DuPont™ Prevathon® insect control powered by Rynaxypyr™ protects against the entire key cotton worm complex, giving cotton growers more freedom to select the cotton varieties best for their fields.
Protecting native vegetation and geosynthetics provide a one-two punch against roadside erosion and help contain costs. Read more from Public Works.
Product stewardship requires collaborating with land managers and industry partners to address emerging needs for the products and services DuPont supplies. An important component of stewardship is training. The DuPont Crop Protection Land Management Learning Series has been developed to address best stewardship practices in the day-to-day use of pesticide products.
Strategic grasshopper control can protect forage acres from losses due to hungry grasshoppers. DuPont range and pasture specialist Gerald Hobson describes grasshopper control measures in this article published by Progressive Forage Grower magazine.
Invasive weeds in wildlife areas threaten habitat, rob wildlife of valuable food and more. DuPont Land Management is developing invasive weed control solutions for these critical areas.
Wildfires and drought conditions throughout the country can set the stage for an influx of invasive weeds. DuPont Crop Protection has valuable information and products to help you manage invasive and noxious weeds, and restore native species to your land.
Growers describe how the DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® product cost replacement program helps them manage weather and other uncertainties in cereal crop production.
Count on DuPont to provide dependable, season-long control of damaging insect pests in California and Arizona grapes.
Public Works Vegetation Management Resource Center, sponsored by the DuPont Crop Protection land management business, provides up-to-date information on roadside vegetation management.
To help provide the latest information on rangeland and pasture management, DuPont sponsors the Drovers CattleNetwork Pasture & Rangeland Resource Center.
DuPont offers a whole portfolio for citrus — for suppression of citrus canker, insects, nematodes and weeds.
Aproach® is a broad-spectrum fungicide that delivers more reliable corn disease control of both foliar and soil-borne fungal disease in corn, soybeans and wheat.
Aproach® is a broad-spectrum fungicide that delivers more reliable soybean disease control of both foliar and soil-borne fungal disease in corn, soybeans and wheat.
Fungicide resistance is a growing concern for many soybean growers. Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee, describes strategies for resistant frogeye leaf spot control.
Count on Resolve® Q to deliver focused weed control on contact
DuPont™ Rynaxypyr® insect control quickly controls important Lepidoptera pests and other selected species, keeping populations in check to maximize yields.
DuPont Pioneer helps Chinese farmers to increase productivity and efficiency with better seeds and improved single kernel planting technology.
The DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® sugar beet cost replacement program protects early season herbicide and insecticide investments for sugar beet growers who apply UpBeet® and/or Assure® II herbicides and/or Asana® XL insecticides during the growing season.
Heavier summer traffic brings increased responsibility for managing vegetation. Strategic summer weed control in an integrated vegetation management program can help create safer summer roads.
The DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® program is helping provide peace of mind for producers in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. To participate, growers much purchase and apply Assure® II or Express® herbicides and/or Asana® XL insecticide to a qualifying crop. If that crop is destroyed by drought, frost, freeze, flood, hail or fire, DuPont will provide product cost-replacement credit at their local retailer where the product was purchased, in the amount of the in-season purchase used to treat the lost areas.
For DuPont, sustainable food production means more than expanding the food supply. It also encompasses social, economic and ecological considerations, such as infrastructure, storage, waste reduction and improving and preserving water quality—all of which are critical to achieving global food security.
Count on DuPont™ Coragen®, Lannate® brands, Avaunt® and Asana® XL insect control products to control damaging insects that can hurt sweet corn quality and yield.
The DuPont TankMix Calculator Application lets you quickly and easily calculate product amounts for your field or tank size. A demonstration video shows you how.
Maize farmer Zeka Twoboy cites the challenges he faces, including pests and changes in climate, and recounts how, after trying out different seeds, he had such a huge harvest on his small plot of land that people in his village accused him of using magic and witchcraft. The maize seed he used is called Pioneer® maize brand hybrid 30G97.
Addressing world hunger requires a global effort to hone in on local solutions. Over a period of several years, DuPont Pioneer worked with research institutes and local partners throughout Asia testing Pioneer® brand rice hybrid PHB71 to address the very challenges that have kept generations of farmers in poverty.
DOT and county pest control managers in Michigan and Colorado offer tips for how to stretch VM budgets with innovative selective weeding and bareground vegetation management programs.
Diligent insect control in tomatoes is critical to protecting valuable crops from insect-vectored viruses. Phil Stansly, University of Florida, offers five tips to achieve better tomato disease control.
DuPont™ Finesse® Cereal and Fallow herbicide can be applied with a topdress fertilizer in just one pass to promote lush, healthy wheat plants and a clean, efficient harvest. Its exellent residual performance keeps working through the season to deliver a clean crop for faster and easier harvesting.
DuPont™ TruChoice® Midwest rewards growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.
DuPont™ TruChoice® Northeast rewards growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.
DuPont™ TruChoice® Northern Plains rewards growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.
DuPont™ TruChoice® offers Southern rewards for growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.
DuPont™ TruChoice® Southern Plains rewards growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.
The United Fresh Industry Leadership Program, sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, provides opportunities for members of the United Fresh Produce Association to improve their leadership skills and gain knowledge.
Utility IVM (integrated vegetation management) has evolved as an industry standard. Nelsen Money describes how far the industry has come and predicts the strategies needed for future success.
Find information on utility vegetation management to help maintain site safety and free-flowing energy at the Transmission & Distribution World Vegetation Management Resource Center sponsored by DuPont.
Recent drought in the South and floods in the North spell unique challenges for pasture and range management. Well-timed spring weed control is critical to helping pastures recover.
Weed Wise helps industrial and utility land managers control vegetation and improve crew productivity to promote public safety.
Weed Wise helps managers of rangeland and pasture acres control invasive weeds and brush to improve hay and forage quality and protect land and livestock investments.
Industry experts explain how year-round tomato disease management can help growers optimize production and increase return on their input costs.