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Kurt Hembree, weed management farm advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Fresno County, shares five steps for orchard weed control that start in the fall and help provide season-long control.
Plenish™ high oleic soybeans create cooking oil with extreme stability in high temperatures, without hydrogenation and with 0g trans fat.
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.
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.
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.
Agronomist Jeff Pacheco recommends proactive disease-control programs to protect valuable almond crops, including Fontelis® fungicide to control alternaria leaf spot and other damaging diseases.
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.
Protect your vegetable crops from soil-borne disease including seedling blight and rot and Southern blight with DuPont™ Fontelis® fungicide to give them a good start.
TotalSol® soluble granule technology helps avoid herbicide problems like poor tank mixing, uneven application and messy cleanup.
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.
Late-season brown marmorated stink bug populations can be controlled with Lannate® LV and Vydate® L.
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.
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.
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.
Studies have found Exirel® can reduce the ability of Asian citrus psyllid adults to transmit citrus greening disease in multiple ways.
A walnut producer shares his strategies for controlling first flights of codling moths with early applications of Altacor® insect control. When used early in the pest life cycle, Altacor® prevents the buildup of pest populations to maximize yield potential.
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.
Strategies for controlling herbicide-resistant weeds in corn and soybeans with a preplant foundation of burndown and residual herbicide.
Timely application of DuPont™ Fontelis® provides excellent control of target spot and other fungal diseases on tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.
Timely application of Staple® LX herbicide gives excellent control of cotton weed threats that can reduce yield, including Palmer amaranth and other difficult-to-control weeds.
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.
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.
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.
IPM partners DuPont ™ Verimark® and Coragen® provide season-long cucurbit insect control with breakthrough modes of action against biting, sucking and chewing pests to deliver better yield, quality and marketability.
Daily crop updates, including corn, soybean and wheat reports, from local agronomists in 12 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.
Industry experts can help growers develop optimal almond pest-control strategies when limited water supplies make it difficult to achieve the best outcome from drought-stressed trees.
Growers can turn to DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide, DuPont™ Express® herbicide and the DuPont™ ExpressSun® trait system for even more protection.
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.
Worms quickly take a bite out of tobacco profits. Early season application of Coragen® insect control provides excellent tobacco worm control for bigger yields.
As temperatures warm, watch for early signs of powdery mildew in wheat fields. Timely application of DuPont™ Aproach® or Aproach Prima® fungicide can help stop powdery mildew from spreading to protect yield potential.
In hot, dry weather, egg-laying moths are attracted to green, moist peanut vines. Frequent scouting and the right peanut worm control program help protect peanut crops from yield loss due to insect damage.
Soybean growers and agronomists report early, longer-lasting weed control, including control of glyphosate-tolerant or resistant weeds, with DuPont™ Envive® herbicide.
Larval injury from corn rootworms may make roots more susceptible to root and stalk rot disease, even on hybrids with rootworm-resistant traits. Scouting and evaluating control measures can help growers manage damage and yield loss.
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.
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.
Finesse® Cereal and Fallow herbicide provides preplant/preemergence weed control in winter and spring wheat (except Durum wheat and Wampum variety of Spring Wheat).
Count on Assure® II for the best volunteer corn control in your soybeans and cotton
Foliar disease is a major cause of lodged stalks, which can lead to yield losses and increased harvest time. Frequent scouting and timely fungicide applications are the best defense against potential crop damage and yield loss.
Foliar health applications lead to higher yields and a larger profit margin.
Aproach® Prima fungicide has two premier modes of action for better control of frogeye leaf spot and other hard-to-manage and strobilurin-resistant diseases in soybeans. The dual modes of action enhance resistance management and efficacy.
For corn and soybean fungicide applications, timing is everything. Learn strategies for protecting crop yield potential by preventing disease damage.
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.
Enhance performance of LibertyLink soybeans with Classic® postemergence herbicide.
DuPont™ Classic® and Synchrony® XP postemergence herbicides can enhance the performance of a herbicide program for soybeans with the LibertyLink gene.
In a survey of 2014 Citrus Show attendees, 93 percent said huanglongbing (HLB) disease is the most significant threat to the citrus industry. Nearly all said the devastating disease and its insect carrier have influenced crop protection programs.
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.
Protecting both young and established trees from key insect pests and the problems they cause will pay back this season and for years to come. After conducting field trials with Verimark™ and Exirel™, citrus growers reported long-lasting control of insects and increased crop yields.
Late-summer insect pests can threaten crop quality. Feeding damage creates opportunities for fungal infection or rot and may trigger dockage at the elevator. Tips on scouting for damaging insect pests.
Foliar applications of Vydate® C-LV insecticide/nematicide can help maximize potato yield by extending the benefits of seed treatments and in-furrow applications.
DuPont Pioneer is helping to improve agriculture in India with hybrid seed technology that improves crop yields.
Diligent insect scouting and effective control measures are essential to protecting corn and cotton profitability by managing the effects of damaging worm pests.
Fontelis® fungicide protects valuable tree nut crops to improve productivity and profitability with powerful almond disease control.
While a late pistachio harvest can help capture more tonnage, it also brings increased threat of navel orangeworm damage. A three-spray insecticide strategy with alternating modes of action can extend navel orangeworm control and protect yield.
Omnivorous leafroller control (OLR) helps preserve grape quality and yield. Learn how DuPont™ Altacor® insect control provides lasting protection.
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.
Learn how a California grower uses Fontelis® fungicide to protect against lettuce drop losses.
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.
Insect and weed pests can cause yield loss quickly. Noticing them in time to stop the damage requires regular scouting. Use these tips to make the most of scouting time.
Tanos® in an integrated control strategy help protect tomato and pepper crops from bacterial disease.
There are three principles behind effective fungicide resistance management.
Reduce early season navel orangeworm (NOW) populations with May spray applications to help maximize almond quality.
Know the difference between mode and site of action to plan weed-control programs that manage herbicide resistance.
Nematode numbers are on the rise, putting the health of citrus groves at risk. To protect roots and preserve tree health and productivity, follow these tips for nematode monitoring and control.
The annual Peanut Profitability Awards are sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and other supporters of strategies that increase peanut grower profitability and sustainability.
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.
In field trials of Vydate® C-LV, in-furrow applications in Snowden potatoes improved total yield, rating and specific gravity. The study was conducted in a field with a history of potato early-dying disease caused by potato nematodes and verticillium wilt fungus.
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.
Applying Verimark® around transplanting promotes early crop vigor and gives tomato and pepper plants a healthy start.
Exirel® insect control helps protect berry quality from insect pests that reduce crop value.
Protect orchards from pests after a long winter with Altacor® insect control. Early applications of Altacor® deliver nearly immediate and lasting protection, helping apple trees produce maximum-quality fruit.
Wheat rust damage can cause a 60 percent yield loss if rust infects wheat at the flag leaf stage without treatment. Aproach® and Aproach® Prima fungicides help preserve yield potential.
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.
Verimark™ insect control provides reliable psyllid control, slowing the spread of citrus greening disease (HLB infection) in vulnerable young trees.
Early application of Verimark® delivers cross-spectrum insect control to help establish stronger, healthier plants for better quality produce at harvest.
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.
Rynaxypyr® insect control quickly controls important Lepidoptera pests and other selected species, keeping populations in check to maximize yields.
Early season pests can take a bite out of yields. Scouting within a few weeks of emergence is key to protecting yield from damage by weeds, disease and insects.
Verimark® and Coragen® feature breakthrough modes of action for enhanced, lasting pepper insect control. As IPM program partners, they help produce stronger crops for higher-volume, higher-quality pepper crops.
Effective seed treatment with DuPont™ Dermacor® X-100 can help control rice insects and increase yield.
Using a pest control product with a single active ingredient supports integrated pest management programs in tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.
DuPont Pioneer helps Chinese farmers to increase productivity and efficiency with better seeds and improved single kernel planting technology.
The DuPont product portfolio helps growers produce higher-volume, higher-quality tomato crops with a range of solutions for tomato pest control.
When weather conditions increase soybean white mold risk, a timely application of Aproach® fungicide can help control white mold to protect yield.
Verimark® insect control provides stronger starts and better crop establishment with effective vegetable insect control.
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.
Insect damage can take a bite out of yields and profits. Learn how to protect corn, soybeans and cotton with the right insect control program and resistance management strategies.
Citrus pests threaten citrus quality and grove productivity and longevity. DuPont offers a portfolio of products that help citrus growers produce high-quality, bountiful crops, year after year.
Implementing the right peanut disease control program helps growers optimize production and achieve much needed returns regardless of weather and profit margins.
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 during the growing season.
Field sanitation is an important part of season wrap-up. Prompt crop destruction ends production of disease inoculum and insects to help prevent spread to other host plants.
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 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® 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.
Uncontrolled grape weeds can hamper new vine establishment and hinder harvest. Learn an industry expert’s tips for developing effective grape weed control strategies.
Matrix® SG helps growers maximize almond production by controlling weeds that compete for valuable moisture and nutrients and threaten orchard potential.
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.
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.
The TruChoice® Early Pay Savings program rewards buyers for early commitment with immediate discounts on DuPont products; there’s no waiting for a rebate.
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.
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.
V2™ Advantage is a full-season potato management program that includes Vydate® C-LV insecticide/nematicide and Vertisan™ fungicide to promote crop health for more consistent yield.
DuPont™ V2™ Advantage promotes tuber uniformity, internal quality and consistent yield as potato growers reduce use of metam sodium.
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.
Apply Coragen®, or Avaunt® to counter increased activity of warm weather worms and protect vegetable crop quality.
Extreme conditions in California persist. But it's a food fight we all have a stake in.
The most effective strategies for white mold control combine multiple management practices and timely fungicide applications. Learn how to scout and manage this destructive disease to protect soybean yield.
Crossing the finish line with the best possible tomato crop means protecting plants from yield-robbing worm pests. Coragen® insect control halts feeding damage and controls worm pests at multiple life stages to protect tomatoes.
Industry experts explain how year-round tomato disease management can help growers optimize production and increase return on their input costs.