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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 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.

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 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 Active Ingredients

Fungicide Active Ingredients

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

TruChoice® Advance Planning

TruChoice® Advance Planning

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

Plan for Early Spring Weed Emergence

Plan for Early Spring Weed Emergence

Spring weather can be fickle. If you have had weed-control misses in some fields, be ready to implement a more aggressive control plan in case warm conditions lead to early spring weed emergence.

3 Can’t-Miss Crop Planning Steps

3 Can’t-Miss Crop Planning Steps

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

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.

Crop Management Yield Strategies

Crop Management Yield Strategies

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

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Insect Pests Affect Crop Quality

How Insect Pests Affect Crop Quality

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

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

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.

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post harvest applications are a smart weed management strategy.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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