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Business News

  • Survey: Weed Resistance Management

    Herbicide resistance management is a top priority for 2015, say corn and soybean growers surveyed at Commodity Classic.

  • Soybean Herbicide Trait Announced

    BOLT™ soybean herbicide trait technology from DuPont provides cleaner fields and more options for growers.

  • Survey: Fruit Quality Challenges

    Protecting fruit quality from damage by spotted wing drosophila and botrytis fruit rot/gray mold are top of mind for Southeast U.S. growers.

  • Vegetable Quality Protection Plans

    Southeast vegetable and melon growers plan to update crop protection programs as they protect vegetable quality and produce more abundant crops.

  • Revulin™ Q: Seed Corn Weed Control

    Revulin™ Q delivers cost-effective postemergence weed control in seed corn and other specialty corn crops.

  • DuPont Awarded Best Crop Protection R&D

    DuPont has received three prestigious global 2014 Agrow Awards for its R&D pipeline, formulation innovation and public outreach efforts.

  • DuPont Land Management Assets Acquired

    Bayer CropScience and DuPont Crop Protection have signed an agreement for Bayer to purchase certain DuPont Crop Protection Land Management assets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.

  • 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.

  • Afforia™ Herbicide for Resistance Management

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.