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5 Steps for Orchard Weed Control

5 Steps for Orchard Weed Control

Kurt Hembree, weed management farm advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Fresno County, shares five steps for orchard weed control that start in the fall and help provide season-long control.

Alternaria Leaf Spot Control Strategies

Alternaria Leaf Spot Control Strategies

Agronomist Jeff Pacheco recommends proactive disease-control programs to protect valuable almond crops, including Fontelis® fungicide to control Alternaria leaf spot and other damaging diseases.

Beat Early Season Soil-borne Disease

Beat Early Season Soil-borne Disease

Protect your vegetable crops from soil-borne disease including seedling blight and rot and Southern blight with DuPont™ Fontelis® fungicide to give them a good start.

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.

Collaborating for Food Protection

Collaborating for Food Protection

Around the globe, DuPont scientists work in concert with farmers, local businesses, governments, NGOs and others who know the “facts on the ground” in order to find the answers that will increase food protection and production.

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.

Control Target Spot in Tomatoes

Control Target Spot in Tomatoes

Timely application of DuPont™ Fontelis® provides excellent control of target spot and other fungal diseases on tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.

Controlling Cotton Weeds

Controlling Cotton Weeds

Timely application of Staple® LX herbicide gives excellent control of cotton weed threats that can reduce yield, including Palmer amaranth and other difficult-to-control weeds.

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.

Dermacor® X-100 Protects Rice

Dermacor® X-100 Protects Rice

Dermacor® X-100 seed treatment works immediately to protect rice against damage from rice water weevil and later-season stemborers to help crops achieve their maximum yield potential. Learn what rice industry leaders have to say about the benefits of planting seed treated with Dermacor® X-100.

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.

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 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.

Feeding the World

Feeding the World

The challenges we face in feeding the world will get only more daunting in the decades to come. But DuPont and its collaborators across the food chain are optimistic, as scientific innovations have already significantly enhanced the quality and quantity of food production.

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.

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.

Give LibertyLink Soybeans a Boost

Give LibertyLink Soybeans a Boost

Enhance performance of LibertyLink soybeans with Classic® postemergence 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.

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.

Lasting Almond Disease Control

Lasting Almond Disease Control

Fontelis® fungicide protects valuable tree nut crops to improve productivity and profitability with powerful almond disease control.

Lettuce Drop Control Tips

Lettuce Drop Control Tips

Learn how a California grower uses Fontelis® fungicide to protect against lettuce drop losses.

Local Agriculture

Local Agriculture

DuPont is committed to working side-by-side with local populations to ensure that science is applied to local agriculture and food production for a more secure future for all.

Local Food Systems

Local Food Systems

Although science provides answers that can be applied universally, DuPont experience shows that solutions for local food systems must be developed at a community level.

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.

Managing Bacterial Disease

Managing Bacterial Disease

Tanos® in an integrated control strategy help protect tomato and pepper crops from bacterial disease.

Managing Fungicide Resistance

Managing Fungicide Resistance

There are three principles behind effective fungicide resistance management.

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.

Nematode Monitoring and Control

Nematode Monitoring and Control

Nematode numbers are on the rise, putting the health of citrus groves at risk. To protect roots and preserve tree health and productivity, follow these tips for nematode monitoring and control.

Peanut Profitability Awards

Peanut Profitability Awards

The annual Peanut Profitability Awards are sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and other supporters of strategies that increase peanut grower profitability and sustainability.

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post Harvest Weed Management

Post harvest applications are a smart weed management strategy.

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.)

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.

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.

Seed Treatment for Rice Insects

Seed Treatment for Rice Insects

Effective seed treatment with DuPont™ Dermacor® X-100 can help control rice insects and increase yield.

Single Active Ingredient for IPM

Single Active Ingredient for IPM

Using a pest control product with a single active ingredient supports integrated pest management programs in tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.

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.

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.

Sustainable Food Production

Sustainable Food Production

For DuPont, sustainable food production means more than expanding the food supply. It also encompasses social, economic and ecological considerations, such as infrastructure, storage, waste reduction and improving and preserving water quality—all of which are critical to achieving global food security.

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.

Tips for Controlling Grape Weeds

Tips for Controlling Grape Weeds

Uncontrolled grape weeds can hamper new vine establishment and hinder harvest. Learn an industry expert’s tips for developing effective grape weed control strategies.

Tips to Maximize Almond Production

Tips to Maximize Almond Production

Matrix® SG helps growers maximize almond production by controlling weeds that compete for valuable moisture and nutrients and threaten orchard potential.

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.

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.

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.

Year-round Tomato Disease Management

Year-round Tomato Disease Management

Industry experts explain how year-round tomato disease management can help growers optimize production and increase return on their input costs.

Year-Round Tree Nut Weed Control

Year-Round Tree Nut Weed Control

Implementing a proactive residual weed-control program is key to staying ahead of tree nut weeds throughout the year.

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