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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.

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.

BMSB Control Strategies

BMSB Control Strategies

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

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control

Lannate® SP insecticide helps control brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) infestations on selected fruit, vegetable and grain crops.

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.

Crop Management Yield Strategies

Crop Management Yield Strategies

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Fungicide Active Ingredients

Fungicide Active Ingredients

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

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

Resolve® Q Enhances Corn Weed Control

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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® Program: Northeast

TruChoice® Program: Northeast

DuPont™ TruChoice® Northeast rewards 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.

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.

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.

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