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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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