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Business News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Breakfree® NXT: Early Weed Control

    DuPont™ Breakfree® NXT herbicides feature enhanced formulations deliver improved early season weed control in corn.

  • 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.

  • Prevathon® Insect Control: Cereals

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

  • 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.

  • 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.