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Diseases in corn such as Northern corn leaf blight can significantly reduce corn yield. Learn when to apply Acapela® as a preventative treatment for corn.
Foliar diseases in soybeans can significantly reduce soybean yield. Learn when to apply Acapela® as a preventative treatment for soybeans diseases.
Acapela® fungicide gives growers the power to protect their cereal crops from disease, more effectively than ever before. Acapela® controls rust, septoria leaf blotch, powdery mildew and tan spot with three-way action and unique movement properties.
DuPont™ Acapela® fungicide gives growers the power to protect their pulse crops from disease, more effectively than ever before. Acapela® controls mycosphaerella pinodes (in peas), mycosphaerella blight and Asian soybean rust. It’s also the only fungicide for pulse crops that suppresses white mould.
Chemfallow weed control – whether planned or due to wet weather – can help reduce the weed seed bank. That can give you an opportunity to get ahead of tough-to-control weeds. It’s important to use the right herbicides to make the most of your application.
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.
Swede midge can have up to five overlapping generations in one season, making it very difficult to control. It takes an insecticide like DuPont™ Coragen® to adequately protect a crop against wave after wave of swede midge infestations.
The more consumers learn about healthy eating, the more they find to like about blueberries. Here’s how growers safeguard their valuable crops from weeds, diseases and insects with DuPont crop protection products.
Growers can count on DuPont Crop Protection to provide new and innovative solutions for diseases and insect pests in their valuable orchard and vine crops.
DuPont™ Lumiderm® insecticide seed treatment should be part of your canola seed treatment strategy. Here’s what some Agronomists had to say about Lumiderm® and its performance against cutworms.
Dandelion is getting to be more and more of a problem everywhere. It won’t work to just burn off the tops. You need to get right down into the root system to get true control. Using the right herbicide program and spraying at the optimum time will help reduce dandelion populations year over year.
DuPont is proud to provide crop protection solutions that enable growers to maximize the yield and quality potential of their crops. We have many solutions to protect your crops from weeds, insects and disease, so you can make every acre count. Learn more in our Eastern Canada and Horticulture Product Guide for 2018
Early in the season, canola growers need to be on guard against flea beetles. Three agronomists share how new DuPont™ Lumiderm® insecticide seed treatment performed against flea beetles in 2013.
Food safety starts on the farm. Protect yourself and the public with a well-thought out system. Find a program that fits your operation, then master the paperwork to stay as a preferred supplier to major processors, grocery and restaurant chains.
Foxtail barley acres have been increasing steadily as more growers make the switch to minimum tillage. Now, there is a way to control it - in canola, pulses and flax with DuPont™ Assure® II.
New recommendations from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency give growers new options for tank-mixing crop protection products. This allows growers to use unregistered tank mixes subject to some conditions.
Canadian producers use integrated pest management to control pests and maximize yields – both things that will be key to feeding a growing population.
Kochia is a growing problem in Western Canada, but one that can be managed with diligent weed control strategies. Preventing seed production and managing herbicide resistance are two of the most important approaches.
With 24 different strains and more undoubtedly coming, it takes careful management to stay ahead of late blight. You can reduce late blight risk with a proactive approach and the right fungicide.
Adding a pre-emerge herbicide application with residual control in your glyphosate-tolerant or IP soybean crop buys you time and quite possibly boosts yield by keeping the crop clean early on.
The disease powdery mildew can reduce a promising apple crop to juice grade in no time. For dependable protection, reach for DuPont™ Fontelis® fungicide.
Under the right conditions, alternaria can pose a significant threat in many bulb, brassica, cucurbit and fruiting vegetables. DuPont™ Fontelis® Fungicide is a new and advanced solution for managing this challenging disease.
Resistance to Colorado potato beetle can appear first as reduced effectiveness of legacy insecticides. You can manage resistance by using insecticides from alternate groups.
A pre-plant or pre-emergent herbicide program in IP soybeans can help you manage your workload and save you money. Having enough residual to carry you through the busy spring season lets you control yield-robbing weeds early. And sometimes, one spray can be enough. Hear one grower’s experience.
Agriculture Canada compiled a new list of the most prevalent weeds in Saskatchewan for 2014-2015. The survey includes key grassy weeds which continue to remain at the top of the list like green foxtail and wild oats. Some notable changes in broadleaf weeds include narrow-leaved hawk’s beard and volunteer canola in the Top 10.
Vertical tillage sets the stage for higher yields in no-till soybeans. And pre-plant weed control helps keep premiums in sight. DuPont™ Guardian® brand herbicides can help.
An increasing number of growers in Western Canada use pre-seed, chem-fallow and post-harvest weed control to reduce competition for soil moisture and nutrients. An out-of-crop herbicide application can be the best time to get ahead of some key invasive key weeds.
A voluntary, industry-led organization and clear best practices give growers clear direction on recycling and disposing of pesticide containers and surplus product. Here are some tips on proper disposal.
Controlling winter- and spring-annual weeds with a pre-seed burn-off can remove invasive weeds before they rob the soil of moisture and nutrients. That can reduce weed competition and set you up for higher yields. Just make sure you choose the right partner for your glyphosate.
In recent years, growers have seen an increase in the number of documented cases of weed resistance in Western Canada, proving glyphosate alone can no longer do the job.
It doesn’t always work to get into a field to control weeds, diseases or insect with ground equipment. DuPont has field-proven herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide options for application by air.
The crop protection industry in Canada has strict guidelines and thorough auditing procedures meant to reduce the risk of fire, spills and accidents in the storage of crop protection products. Everyone has a responsibility in ensuring pesticides are safely stored.
It takes seeding into a clean seed bed and using weed control in other crops to grow high-yielding durum wheat. DuPont offers a range of weed control options to help your durum wheat crop reach its full potential.