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3 Can’t-Miss Crop Planning Steps

3 Can’t-Miss Crop Planning Steps

Use these three steps for effective next-season crop planning.

4 Preharvest Evaluations

4 Preharvest Evaluations

Preharvest time is when you should scout fields to see how crop protection strategies fared and plan for the next season.

5 Steps for Orchard Weed Control

5 Steps for Orchard Weed Control

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.

Agility® SG Herbicide Gives Growers a Head Start

Agility® SG Herbicide Gives Growers a Head Start

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.

Agricultural Innovation and the Food Supply

Agricultural Innovation and the Food Supply

Malthusian theory predicted a food supply crisis when population grew too large, but Ester Boserup said innovation and the population can grow together. Whose theories guide agriculture today?

Almond Disease Management

Almond Disease Management

Strategic rotation and tank-mixing help to stay ahead of scab and Alternaria leaf spot as part of an effective almond disease management program.

Almond Insect Control : Spring Tips

Almond Insect Control : Spring Tips

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® and Avaunt® Protect Fruit

Altacor® and Avaunt® Protect Fruit

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.

Altacor® Controls Tree Nut Pests

Altacor® Controls Tree Nut Pests

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.

Alternaria Leaf Spot Control Strategies

Alternaria Leaf Spot Control Strategies

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.

Beat Early Season Soil-borne Disease

Beat Early Season Soil-borne Disease

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.

Benefits of TotalSol® Technology

Benefits of TotalSol® Technology

TotalSol® soluble granule technology helps avoid herbicide problems like poor tank mixing, uneven application and messy cleanup.

Best Time to Control Dandelions is Post Harvest

Best Time to Control Dandelions is Post Harvest

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.

Biofortification for Nutritious Foods

Biofortification for Nutritious Foods

Scientists at DuPont and around the world are working hard to improve food nutrition that will help reduce health-related deficiencies through biofortification, the process of breeding critical vitamins and micronutrients into crops.

BMSB Control Strategies

BMSB Control Strategies

Late-season brown marmorated stink bug populations can be controlled with Lannate® LV and Vydate® L.

Boosts Midwest Weed Control

Boosts Midwest Weed Control

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.

Bot Control for Better Nut Yield

Bot Control for Better Nut Yield

Very small amounts of moisture can spread Botryosphaeria (bot) in pistachios and walnut crops. Use these strategies for bot control.

Brown Spot (Septoria) Control Basics

Brown Spot (Septoria) Control Basics

Brown spot disease is most severe in continuously cropped soybean fields and can reduce yield 8 to 15 percent.

Build Corn Yield, Grow Input Value

Build Corn Yield, Grow Input Value

A team approach helps this Iowa grower boost corn yield and multiply the value of his crop input investment.

Check Labels for Tank-Mix Partners

Check Labels for Tank-Mix Partners

Tank-mixing herbicides, adjuvants and other partners can change how they work. Follow label requirements for effective weed control when mixing FeXapan™ with approved tank-mix partners.

Chesapeake Farms® Conservation

Chesapeake Farms® Conservation

In addition to being an inspiring meeting location and conference center, Chesapeake Farms® is a resource for collaborative thinking around sustainability issues and conservation for DuPont. Chesapeake Farms® is a catalyst for diverse organizations, across a variety of DuPont businesses to promote conservation.

Chesapeake Farms® Self-Guided Tour

Chesapeake Farms® Self-Guided Tour

The 3,300 acres of Chesapeake Farms® are devoted to the development, evaluation, and demonstration of advanced agricultural practices and wildlife management techniques, which are designed to be environmentally sound, productive, economically viable and socially acceptable.

Citrus Greening Disease Transmission

Citrus Greening Disease Transmission

Studies have found Exirel® can reduce the ability of Asian citrus psyllid adults to transmit citrus greening disease in multiple ways.

Codling Moth Control in Nut Crops

Codling Moth Control in Nut Crops

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.

Collaborating for Food Protection

Collaborating for Food Protection

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.

Control Citrus Thrips

Control Citrus Thrips

With citrus thrips, second-instar larvae do the most damage. Controlling them is key to preserving citrus fruit quality and revenue.

Control Fall Vegetable Pests

Control Fall Vegetable Pests

Fall weather makes control insect damage in valuable tomato crops even more challenging. Proven strategies help protect tomato yield and quality.

Control Pome/Stone Fruit Pests

Control Pome/Stone Fruit Pests

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.

Control Resistant Weeds

Control Resistant Weeds

Strategies for controlling herbicide-resistant weeds in corn and soybeans with a preplant foundation of burndown and residual herbicide.

Control Target Spot in Tomatoes

Control Target Spot in Tomatoes

Timely application of DuPont™ Fontelis® provides excellent control of target spot and other fungal diseases on tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.

Controlling Cotton Weeds

Controlling Cotton Weeds

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.

Coragen® Controls Mint Root Borer

Coragen® Controls Mint Root Borer

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.

Coragen® for Tobacco Crop Pests

Coragen® for Tobacco Crop Pests

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.

Cotton Bollworm Control Methods

Cotton Bollworm Control Methods

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

Count on DuPont

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 crop protection products, the support and program you can rely on, and our in-depth knowledge of local crop protection concerns.

Crop Management Yield Strategies

Crop Management Yield Strategies

Expert provides crop management strategies to help growers plan for maximum yield next season.

Crop Protection Plus® Program

Crop Protection Plus® Program

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.

Cucurbit Insect Control Strategies

Cucurbit Insect Control Strategies

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.

Cucurbit Powdery Mildew Prevention

Cucurbit Powdery Mildew Prevention

Early prevention and a consistent crop protection schedule are key to preventing powdery mildew in cucurbits.

Cucurbit Quality Cues

Cucurbit Quality Cues

Tackle changing weather conditions and protect cucurbit quality with effective insect and disease control.

Dermacor® X-100 Protects Rice

Dermacor® X-100 Protects Rice

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.

Digging for Breakthroughs in Insect Control

Digging for Breakthroughs in Insect Control

Insecticides are constantly in development and have vast potential to secure the global food supply.

DuPont Offers Sunflower Production Portfolio

DuPont Offers Sunflower Production Portfolio

Growers can turn to DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide, DuPont™ Express® herbicide and the DuPont™ ExpressSun® trait system for even more protection.

DuPont Sulfonylurea Herbicides

DuPont Sulfonylurea Herbicides

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.

Early Pay Multiplier: Success Plan

Early Pay Multiplier: Success Plan

The TruChoice® Early Pay Multiplier helps growers multiply their crop protection input costs when they make early commitments. Actual product choices can be made closer to application time.

Early Season Potato Insect Control

Early Season Potato Insect Control

Early season management helps maintain season-long potato insect control.

Early Season Tobacco Worm Control

Early Season Tobacco Worm Control

Worms quickly take a bite out of tobacco profits. Early season application of Coragen® insect control provides excellent tobacco worm control for bigger yields.

Early Signs of Powdery Mildew

Early Signs of Powdery Mildew

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.

Effective Insect Control and Resistance

Effective Insect Control and Resistance

Reliable, effective insect control strategies that will serve vegetable production business over time require resistance management.

Effective Peanut Worm Control

Effective Peanut Worm Control

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.

Effective Worm Control for Vegetables

Effective Worm Control for Vegetables

Reevaluate your strategic worm control plan to help minimize worm damage in vegetable crops.

Enhance Glyphosate Performance

Enhance Glyphosate Performance

A tank-mix of glyphosate with Classic® herbicide delivers better postemergence soybean weed control than using glyphosate alone.

Envive® For Long-Lasting Weed Control

Envive® For Long-Lasting Weed Control

Soybean growers and agronomists report early, longer-lasting weed control, including control of glyphosate-tolerant or resistant weeds, with DuPont™ Envive® herbicide.

Evaluating Corn Rootworm Control

Evaluating Corn Rootworm Control

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.

Fall Burndown Helps Manage Weeds

Fall Burndown Helps Manage Weeds

A residual fall burndown herbicide application helps reduce weed seed production, manage early winter annuals and provide weed control into spring.

Fall Crop Planning: 4 Tips

Fall Crop Planning: 4 Tips

Use these four tips to get an early start on crop planning for the next season. Taking advantage of local expertise and buying programs can help reduce costs and improve results.

Fall Herbicide Applications

Fall Herbicide Applications

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 Lep Damage in Lettuce, Cole Crops

Fall Lep Damage in Lettuce, Cole Crops

Protect fall produce including leafy vegetables, broccoli and other cole crops from damage by lepidopteran species.

Feeding the World

Feeding the World

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.

FeXapan™ Tank-Mix Partners

FeXapan™ Tank-Mix Partners

These tank-mix partners have been approved for use with FeXapan™ herbicide plus VaporGrip® Technology on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and/or cotton.

FFVA Emerging Leaders Program

FFVA Emerging Leaders Program

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.

Fighting Resistance

Fighting Resistance

To outwit pests, growers need to evolve — fast.

Finesse® Cereal & Fallow Differences

Finesse® Cereal & Fallow Differences

Finesse® Cereal and Fallow herbicide provides preplant/preemergence weed control in winter and spring wheat (except Durum wheat and Wampum variety of Spring Wheat).

Flexible Grape Insect Control

Flexible Grape Insect Control

Planning for season-long control helps improve grape insect control.

Flexible Volunteer Corn Control

Flexible Volunteer Corn Control

Count on Assure® II for the best volunteer corn control in your soybeans and cotton

Foliar Disease Can Threaten Yield

Foliar Disease Can Threaten Yield

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.

Follow Sprayer Cleanout Procedure

Follow Sprayer Cleanout Procedure

Follow label directions for sprayer cleanout procedure after applying FeXapan™ herbicide plus VaporGrip® Technology. Triple-rinsing protects against herbicide residue that may damage non-target crops.

Frogeye Leaf Spot Control Basics

Frogeye Leaf Spot Control Basics

Frogeye leaf spot can cause severe soybean yield loss. The disease can appear wherever warm, humid conditions occur.

Frogeye Leaf Spot Management Basics

Frogeye Leaf Spot Management Basics

Frogeye leaf spot causes disease on younger upper foliage of soybean plants and can reduce yield if management isn’t initiated early.

Frogeye Leaf Spot Risk Factors

Frogeye Leaf Spot Risk Factors

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.

Fungicide Active Ingredients

Fungicide Active Ingredients

Fungicides were not created equal. Check the active ingredients in each product to choose the best option.

Fungicide Application Timing

Fungicide Application Timing

For corn and soybean fungicide applications, timing is everything. Learn strategies for protecting crop yield potential by preventing disease damage.

Fungicide Decisions

Fungicide Decisions

The decision to apply a fungicide should be a calculated, proactive choice, based on management and environmental factors. Check these key factors.

Fungicide Movement Matters

Fungicide Movement Matters

Preserving foliar health is important to maximizing crop yield. Fungicide movement properties have a major impact on how well an application controls disease.

Fungicide Return on Investment

Fungicide Return on Investment

Strategic fungicide applications can provide significant return on investment, especially critical when commodity prices are low.

Fungicide ROI: Long-Term Value

Fungicide ROI: Long-Term Value

The best way to battle low soybean prices is to increase yield. Use these criteria to measure your fungicide ROI.

Fungicide Use Effect on Yield

Fungicide Use Effect on Yield

By controlling plant diseases, fungicides maximize green leaf area to improve photosynthesis and help achieve yield potential.

Fungicide Use: Return on Investment

Fungicide Use: Return on Investment

Conditions good for growing soybeans are good for developing plant diseases. Fungicide use can be a sound investment for protecting yield.

Fungicide Value: Selection and Timing

Fungicide Value: Selection and Timing

Get the most value from fungicide use by selecting the best product and applying at the best time.

Get Started Earlier with Canopy® Herbicide

Get Started Earlier with Canopy® Herbicide

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.

Give LibertyLink Soybeans a Boost

Give LibertyLink Soybeans a Boost

Enhance performance of LibertyLink soybeans with Classic® postemergence herbicide.

Gray Leaf Spot Control

Gray Leaf Spot Control

Gray leaf spot overwinters in corn residue and spreads from soil to plants with rain and wind. An infection can reduce corn yield 15 to 50 percent.

Growers: HLB Infection No. 1 Threat

Growers: HLB Infection No. 1 Threat

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.

Harmony® Extra SG Tackles Wild Garlic

Harmony® Extra SG Tackles Wild Garlic

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.

Healthier Citrus Trees, Bigger Yield

Healthier Citrus Trees, Bigger Yield

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.

Hull Split NOW Control

Hull Split NOW Control

Hull split is a critical time for controlling navel orangeworm (NOW) populations in almond and pistachio crops. Altacor® insect control helps control NOW and other damaging insects to protect nut quality.

Hull-Split Sprays for NOW Control

Hull-Split Sprays for NOW Control

West Coast weather changes are increasing navel orangeworm (NOW) pressure in almond groves and require new hull split control strategies.

Ideal Summer Means Late-Season Weeds

Ideal Summer Means Late-Season Weeds

Warm, wet summer weather is good for both crop production and late-season weed development, making fall burndown herbicide treatment critical to manage marestail, waterhemp, giant ragweed and Palmer amaranth.

Improve California Citrus Quality

Improve California Citrus Quality

Exirel® insect control helps California citrus growers protect crops from Asian citrus psyllid and other citrus pests for optimal quality at harvest.

Improve Potato Yield and Quality

Improve Potato Yield and Quality

Foliar applications of Vydate® C-LV insecticide/nematicide can help maximize potato yield by extending the benefits of seed treatments and in-furrow applications.

Insect Scouting for Worm Control

Insect Scouting for Worm Control

Diligent insect scouting and effective control measures are essential to protecting corn and cotton profitability by managing the effects of damaging worm pests.

Lasting Almond Disease Control

Lasting Almond Disease Control

Fontelis® fungicide protects valuable tree nut crops to improve productivity and profitability with powerful almond disease control.

Lasting Worm Control for Tomatoes

Lasting Worm Control for Tomatoes

Lasting worm control pays dividends in tomato crops. Effective lepidopteran control requires careful scouting and strategic insecticide rotation.

Late-Season Navel Orangeworm Control

Late-Season Navel Orangeworm 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.

Latin Flavor: Agricultural Innovation

Latin Flavor: Agricultural Innovation

The world enjoys Latin American produce year-round thanks to DuPontTM Rynaxypyr®, a highly targeted crop protection product. The product is a highly selective agent, targeting specific insects and providing effective control at low use rates.

Leafroller Control Tips

Leafroller Control Tips

Omnivorous leafroller control (OLR) helps preserve grape quality and yield. Learn how DuPont™ Altacor® insect control provides lasting protection.

Legume and Pulse Protection Program

Legume and Pulse Protection Program

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.

Lettuce Drop Control Tips

Lettuce Drop Control Tips

Learn how a California grower uses Fontelis® fungicide to protect against lettuce drop losses.

Local Agriculture

Local Agriculture

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.

Local Food Systems

Local Food Systems

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.

Maintain Buffer for Safe Application

Maintain Buffer for Safe Application

Monitor wind speed and direction and surroundings when applying FeXapan™ plus VaporGrip® Technology. Maintain appropriate buffer space per label requirements to prevent injury to sensitive areas.

Make the Most of Scouting Time

Make the Most of Scouting Time

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.

Managing Bacterial Disease

Managing Bacterial Disease

Tanos® in an integrated control strategy help protect tomato and pepper crops from bacterial disease.

Managing Fungicide Resistance

Managing Fungicide Resistance

There are three principles behind effective fungicide resistance management.

Maximize Almond Quality

Maximize Almond Quality

Reduce early season navel orangeworm (NOW) populations with May spray applications to help maximize almond quality.

Maximize Herbicide ROI in Wheat

Maximize Herbicide ROI in Wheat

Wheat growers can maximize their herbicide ROI (return on investment) with Sentrallas® herbicide, which delivers customizable broadleaf weed control with two modes of action and flexible recropping options.

Mode of Action and Weed Control

Mode of Action and Weed Control

Herbicide mode of action is a key component when managing weed resistance and building a crop protection plan.

Mode of Action vs. Site of Action

Mode of Action vs. Site of Action

Know the difference between mode and site of action to plan weed-control programs that manage herbicide resistance.

Monitor Sprayer Ground Speed

Monitor Sprayer Ground Speed

Always monitor sprayer ground speed for best herbicide coverage and on-target application.

Monitor Wind Speed During Application

Monitor Wind Speed During Application

Follow guidelines for wind speed during herbicide application to reduce risk of off-target herbicide movement.

My Left Arm: An Employee’s Story

My Left Arm: An Employee’s Story

Du Pont sales professional Scott Sooy has no left arm below the elbow, but never looks for accommodation. Without prompting, DuPont colleagues made Sooy’s life easier.

Nematode Monitoring and Control

Nematode Monitoring and Control

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.

Newest Group of DuPont Fellows Focus on Crops

Newest Group of DuPont Fellows Focus on Crops

Honorees concentrate on the creation of agricultural products leading to higher crop yields and better quality food, aiming to improve nutrition for our entire planet.

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Control Basics

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Control Basics

Northern corn leaf blight is expanding its range in the U.S., threatening yield and making control more difficult.

Nozzles and Spray Pressures: FeXapan™

Nozzles and Spray Pressures: FeXapan™

Reduce risk of spray drift and off-target herbicide movement by choosing sprayer nozzles that match dicamba and other herbicide label requirements.

Onion Thrips Control Strategies

Onion Thrips Control Strategies

These strategies to control thrips in onions will help produce a better-quality crop.

Orchard Weed Control Planning

Orchard Weed Control Planning

Fall-applied herbicide, followed by a strategic spring and summer plan provides optimal orchard weed control.

Peanut Profitability Awards

Peanut Profitability Awards

The annual Peanut Profitability Awards are sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and other supporters of strategies that increase peanut grower profitability and sustainability.

Pistachio Navel Orangeworm Control

Pistachio Navel Orangeworm Control

To help tree nut producers take advantage of strong demand, industry experts share advice for navel orangeworm control for pistachio crops.

Pistachios: Early NOW Control

Pistachios: Early NOW Control

Strategies for navel orangeworm (NOW) control in pistachios may require early insect-control applications.

Plan Early for a Weed-free Spring

Plan Early for a Weed-free Spring

Seven tips for a weed-free spring for growers using dicamba-tolerant soybeans.

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post harvest applications are a smart weed management strategy.

Potato Insect Control Strategies

Potato Insect Control Strategies

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.

Potato Nematode Protection

Potato Nematode Protection

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.

Potato Pest Control

Potato Pest Control

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.)

Potato Pest Control: Stop Insects

Potato Pest Control: Stop Insects

Promote potato yield and quality with effective potato pest management.

Potato Production in China Rising

Potato Production in China Rising

DuPont™ Zorvec™ disease control provides unmatched control of late blight, making it a critical component of your crop business as potato production in China increases. Zorvec™ can help you realize greater yield potential.

PPO-Resistant Pigweed Control

PPO-Resistant Pigweed Control

Follow a season-long weed-control program to manage Palmer amaranth (pigweed) and other weed populations suspected of being PPO-resistant.

Prevathon® Controls Damaging Worms

Prevathon® Controls Damaging Worms

Prevathon® insect control protects yield potential, reduces applications and gives growers seed selection flexibility. By preserving beneficial insects, Prevathon® avoids mite flare.

Prevathon® for Strong Worm Protection in Cotton

Prevathon® for Strong Worm Protection in Cotton

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.

Prevent Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Prevent Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Proactive planning, implementing best management practices and choosing the right products can help prevent herbicide-resistant weed populations. Review these tips.

Prevent Resistant Weeds

Prevent Resistant Weeds

Resistant weed populations continue to grow, thwarting herbicides, reducing yield potential and making harvest difficult. Follow these best management practices to protect seed investment.

Promoting Early Crop Vigor

Promoting Early Crop Vigor

Applying Verimark® around transplanting promotes early crop vigor and gives tomato and pepper plants a healthy start.

Proper Herbicide Application Timing

Proper Herbicide Application Timing

Proper herbicide application timing helps improve weed control. Weeds are best controlled when they are small and actively growing.

Protect Berry Quality

Protect Berry Quality

Exirel® insect control helps protect berry quality from insect pests that reduce crop value.

Protect Early for Quality Fruit

Protect Early for Quality Fruit

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.

Protect Vegetable Quality

Protect Vegetable Quality

Protect vegetable quality and minimize losses due to insect damage with diligent scouting and strategic insect control.

Protect Wheat Yield From Rust Damage

Protect Wheat Yield From Rust Damage

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.

Protecting Against Weather’s Worst

Protecting Against Weather’s Worst

Growers describe how the DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® product cost replacement program helps them manage weather and other uncertainties in cereal crop production.

Protection Against Grape Pests

Protection Against Grape Pests

Count on DuPont to provide dependable, season-long control of damaging insect pests in California and Arizona grapes.

Psyllid Control Protects Young Trees

Psyllid Control Protects Young Trees

Verimark™ insect control provides reliable psyllid control, slowing the spread of citrus greening disease (HLB infection) in vulnerable young trees.

Put Your Fungicide to This Test

Put Your Fungicide to This Test

Not all fungicides are the same. Use this test to see how your fungicide stacks up.

Quality: Cross-Spectrum Insect Control

Quality: Cross-Spectrum Insect Control

Early application of Verimark® delivers cross-spectrum insect control to help establish stronger, healthier plants for better quality produce at harvest.

Reliable Corn Disease Control

Reliable Corn Disease Control

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.

Reliable Soybean Disease Control

Reliable Soybean Disease Control

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.

Resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Control

Resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Control

Fungicide resistance is a growing concern for many soybean growers. Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee, describes strategies for resistant frogeye leaf spot control.

Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management

Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management

Dickie Edmund, DuPont Crop Protection field development representative, recommends giving soybeans a consistent growing advantage for effective resistant palmer amaranth management and greater yields.

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

Count on Resolve® Q to deliver focused weed control on contact.

Rynaxypyr® Chemistry Controls Insects Quickly

Rynaxypyr® Chemistry Controls Insects Quickly

Rynaxypyr® insect control quickly controls important Lepidoptera pests and other selected species, keeping populations in check to maximize yields.

Scout for Early Season Pests

Scout for Early Season Pests

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.

Season-long Pepper Insect Control

Season-long Pepper Insect Control

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.

Seed Science Network

Seed Science Network

The DuPont Integrated Seed Science Network helps develop and test seed treatment formulations, applications and seed-handling techniques, with centers in Wilmington, Delaware, and Johnston, Iowa.

Seed Treatment for Rice Insects

Seed Treatment for Rice Insects

Effective seed treatment with DuPont™ Dermacor® X-100 can help control rice insects and increase yield.

Seeding Rate vs. Herbicide Use

Seeding Rate vs. Herbicide Use

University of Wisconsin research shows higher soybean seeding rate has less impact on yield than a preplant/preemergence herbicide application.

Single Active Ingredient for IPM

Single Active Ingredient for IPM

Using a pest control product with a single active ingredient supports integrated pest management programs in tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.

Solutions for Tomato Pest Control

Solutions for Tomato Pest Control

The DuPont product portfolio helps growers produce higher-volume, higher-quality tomato crops with a range of solutions for tomato pest control.

Soybean Rust Control Basics

Soybean Rust Control Basics

Soybean rust spores were found in 196 U.S. counties in 2015, although the disease has had limited effects.

Soybean White Mold Control Basics

Soybean White Mold Control Basics

Soybean white mold threatens soybean acres across the northern U.S. and spores can remain in soil for 10 years.

Soybean White Mold Risk Factors

Soybean White Mold Risk Factors

When weather conditions increase soybean white mold risk, a timely application of Aproach® fungicide can help control white mold to protect yield.

Start Strong: Vegetable Insect Control

Start Strong: Vegetable Insect Control

Verimark® insect control provides stronger starts and better crop establishment with effective vegetable insect control.

Steadfast® Q for Italian Ryegrass

Steadfast® Q for Italian Ryegrass

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.

Stop Insect Damage, Protect Yield

Stop Insect Damage, Protect Yield

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.

Strategic Control of Citrus Pests

Strategic Control of Citrus Pests

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.

Strategic Peanut Disease Control

Strategic Peanut Disease Control

Implementing the right peanut disease control program helps growers optimize production and achieve much needed returns regardless of weather and profit margins.

Sugar Beet Protection Program

Sugar Beet Protection Program

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.

Summer Field Sanitation

Summer Field Sanitation

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.

Sunflower & Flax Protection Program

Sunflower & Flax Protection Program

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.

Sustainable Food Production

Sustainable Food Production

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.

Sustainable Profits for Farmers

Sustainable Profits for Farmers

Farmers have always had the challenge of variable weather patterns when searching for sustainable profits. Now, farmers must also contend with climate change.

Sweet Corn Insecticide Guide

Sweet Corn Insecticide Guide

Count on DuPont™ Coragen®, Lannate® brands, Avaunt® products to control damaging insects that can hurt sweet corn quality and yield.

TankMix App and Demo Video

TankMix App and Demo Video

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.

Target Boom Height

Target Boom Height

Help herbicide application reach target plants by using an appropriate boom height.

Target Spot Management

Target Spot Management

Target spot management is changing as tomato crops respond differently to various fungicides. Check these best practices for effective target spot control.

Tips for Controlling Grape Weeds

Tips for Controlling Grape Weeds

Uncontrolled grape weeds can hamper new vine establishment and hinder harvest. Learn an industry expert’s tips for developing effective grape weed control strategies.

Tips to Maximize Almond Production

Tips to Maximize Almond Production

Matrix® SG helps growers maximize almond production by controlling weeds that compete for valuable moisture and nutrients and threaten orchard potential.

Tomato Disease Control Tips

Tomato Disease Control Tips

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.

Topdressing with Finesse® for Wheat

Topdressing with Finesse® for Wheat

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 excellent residual performance keeps working through the season to deliver a clean crop for faster and easier harvesting.

TruChoice® Advance Planning

TruChoice® Advance Planning

TruChoice® Advance Planning gives grower access to a team of experts and significant savings on crop production inputs.

TruChoice® Early Pay Multiplier

TruChoice® Early Pay Multiplier

The TruChoice® Early Pay Multiplier program multiplies your crop protection spending dollars upfront. There’s no waiting for a rebate.

TruChoice® Program: Reward Opportunities

TruChoice® Program: Reward Opportunities

TruChoice® rewards growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.

TruChoice® Program: Southern

TruChoice® Program: Southern

TruChoice® offers Southern rewards for growers with access to local agronomic expertise, an unmatched crop protection and seed portfolio, purchase advantages and competitive financing.

Two-pass Weed-Control Strategies

Two-pass Weed-Control Strategies

University of Missouri research shows using a two-pass herbicide program maximizes corn yield 67 percent of the time.

Understand the Disease Triangle

Understand the Disease Triangle

The Disease Triangle is formed by three factors that determine potential for yield loss due to plant disease.

United Fresh Leadership Program

United Fresh Leadership Program

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.

Unlocking Opportunity for Women Farmers

Unlocking Opportunity for Women Farmers

Why empowering women with information, skills, science, and networking opportunities improves agricultural production and human rights.

V2™ Advantage for Potatoes

V2™ Advantage for Potatoes

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.

V2™ Advantage: Replacing Metam Sodium

V2™ Advantage: Replacing Metam Sodium

DuPont™ V2™ Advantage promotes tuber uniformity, internal quality and consistent yield as potato growers reduce use of metam sodium.

Vydate® C-LV on Cotton Nematodes

Vydate® C-LV on Cotton Nematodes

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.

Walnut Disease Control

Walnut Disease Control

Fontelis® fungicide delivers broad-spectrum, lasting walnut disease control for better quality and maximum yield.

Warm Weather Worms

Warm Weather Worms

Apply Coragen®, or Avaunt® to counter increased activity of warm weather worms and protect vegetable crop quality.

Weathering Through the American Drought

Weathering Through the American Drought

Extreme conditions in California persist. But it's a food fight we all have a stake in.

Weed Control Basics: Kochia

Weed Control Basics: Kochia

Understand kochia development to create a control plan to protect crop yield potential.

White Mold Control Strategies

White Mold Control Strategies

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.

Winning the Waterhemp Control War

Winning the Waterhemp Control War

Use this triple-powered approach to control waterhemp, one of the most challenging weeds in soybean production and a constant threat to yield.

Worm Pest Control in Tomatoes

Worm Pest Control in Tomatoes

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.

Year-round Tomato Disease Management

Year-round Tomato Disease Management

Industry experts explain how year-round tomato disease management can help growers optimize production and increase return on their input costs.

Year-Round Tree Nut Weed Control

Year-Round Tree Nut Weed Control

Implementing a proactive residual weed-control program is key to staying ahead of tree nut weeds throughout the year.

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