Crop Protection

At DuPont, We Design Crop Protection Tools to Help Growers Feed the World

We believe that by working together, we can find better ways to improve the quantity, quality and sustainability of the world’s food supply.

DuPont Crop Protection works hard to understand the needs of growers as they rise to the challenge of feeding a growing world. We use inclusive thinking to create answers in insect, weed and disease control that help growers improve the quality and yield of their crops, and the productivity and sustainability of their farming operations.

We combine global innovation with local collaboration to turn promising ideas into real answers for growers to protect crops from fruits, vegetables and nuts to corn, soybeans, wheat and canola. And we focus on ideas that will minimize environmental impact to help preserve our precious resources.

In agriculture, succeeding means growing a healthy, marketable, profitable crop. And it means something bigger: feeding the world sustainably.

NEWS

  • Mid-Season Crop Protection Plans

    Growers surveyed at 2014 Commodity Classic value mid-season crop protection to control disease and insect damage in corn, soybeans and cererals, despite lower market prices.

  • Prevathon® for Dry Bean Crops

    Prevathon® insect control is now available for foliar use on dry bean crops, including dried shelled peas and beans, to help improve crop yield and quality.

  • Inzen™ Z Herbicide-Tolerance Sorghum

    DuPont Crop Protection and Advanta US have partnered to commercialize the DuPont™ Inzen™ Z herbicide-tolerance sorghum trait. The non-GMO trait will deliver enhanced grass weed control to help improve sorghum yield and quality.

  • Afforia™ Herbicide for Resistance Managment

    Afforia™ supports herbicide resistance management programs with two modes of action that deliver burndown and residual control of weeds in soybeans and other field crops.

  • Prevathon® Insect Control: Cereals

    DuPont™ Prevathon® provides insect control for cereals crops to protect grain yield and quality.

  • Aproach® Prima for Resistant Disease

    Aproach® Prima fungicide is now available for reliable resistant disease control and improved yield opportunities for corn, soybeans, wheat and other cereals crops.

  • Changes for Southeast Fruit and Veg

    Growers surveyed at the Southeast Fruit and Vegetable Conference say consumer demands are changing insect and disease control programs.

  • Trivence™ for Resistance Management

    DuPont™ Trivence™ herbicide uses multiple modes of action to deliver burndown control, extended residual activity against tough weeds and herbicide resistance management.

  • Verimark™, Exirel™ Insect Control

    EPA registration of Verimark™ and Exirel™ insect control provide new technology solutions from DuPont for early season insect control to help growers improve crop yield and quality.

  • Fall Weed Control Gaining Traction

    Using fall weed control to get a head start on the next season is gaining popularity according to corn, soybean and wheat growers surveyed during 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

  • Water Limitations, Crop Protection

    A survey conducted at the 2013 California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) conference reveals water limitations as a top grower concern for the 2013-2014 season.

  • Greater Soybean Foliar Disease Risk

    Will a fungicide pay for itself in increased yield by controlling soybean foliar disease? DuPont Pioneer researchers offer tips on how to decide whether a fungicide application makes sense.

CASE STUDIES