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Foliar diseases in soybeans can significantly reduce soybean yield. Learn when to apply Acapela® as a preventative treatment for soybeans diseases.
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 Crop Solutions Product Guide 2017.
Under warm, wet conditions, the chickpea disease ascochyta blight can return again and again during the course of a growing season. Stop it with DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicide.
Canadian growers have depended on DuPont sulfonylurea (SU) herbicides for many years. With generics entering the market, here’s what you should know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicide provides the ultimate in protection against sclerotinia head rot and rust in sunflowers. With residual, preventative and post-infection activity, Vertisan® can help increase your sunflower yields by 75%.
Many of the DuPont™ sulfonylurea (SU) herbicides are powered by Solumax® soluble granules, giving you all the convenience and benefits of a dry herbicide that works like a liquid.
Research by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the University of Saskatchewan show that DuPont™ Solumax® soluble granule technology offers growers simplified tank cleanout. That can save time and effort in the field.
Dry herbicides are compact and easy to handle. Liquid herbicides are easy to mix and clean out of your tank. With herbicides Powered by DuPont™ Solumax® soluble granules, you can get the best of both worlds.
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.
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.
Western bean cutworm has become a significant pest in corn fields in Ontario. To protect your crop, scouting is crucial and be ready to spray DuPont™ Coragen® insecticide at egg hatch for best control.
Sunflowers with the new ExpressSun® herbicide tolerant trait give growers a simplified approach and improved yield potential through enhanced weed control. This unique new system combines high-yielding sunflower genetics from Pioneer with the proven weed control of DuPont™ Express® SG herbicide.
A post-harvest burndown can help control some of the worst weeds before they start to rob the soil of important moisture and nutrients which can impact next spring’s yields. Get a head start this fall, with Express® herbicides for a cleaner field next spring.
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. Find out how DuPont Express herbicides can take glyphosate to the next level.
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.
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.
In addition to our DuPont™ PrecisionPac® herbicides, retailers may also offer one of these partner products to help you customize your weed control.
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.
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.
Sclerotinia head rot can decimate the seed heads of sunflowers, reducing yields by half. Newly registered Vertisan® fungicide stands ready to protect the yield and quality of your high-value crop.
Once sclerotinia gets established in your canola crop, it’s extremely difficult to stop it. The key to dealing with this serious disease is prevention, through the timely use of DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicide.
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.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) makes sense because it’s both efficient and sustainable. DuPont has created a product with traits that match IPM strategies. DuPont™ Coragen® provides highly effective insect control, but has minimal impact on beneficial species. And the product belongs to a new chemical class, so that resistant pests don’t stand a chance.
Canadian producers use integrated pest management to control pests and maximize yields – both things that will be key to feeding a growing population.
Rynaxypyr® insect control quickly controls important Lepidoptera pests and other selected species, keeping populations in check to maximize yields.
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.
An effective chemfallow operation this year sets you up for a high-yielding, profitable crop next year. DuPont has the herbicide product line up to help your chemfallow program.
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.
Coragen® has effective, multiple-stage control of earworm pests that infect sweet corn. This gives growers a new weapon against common pests such as European corn borer, Western bean cutworm and corn earworm. Its reduced-risk insecticide classification and minimal impact on beneficials are added benefits. Add to that its efficacy against even resistant biotypes, and it’s a winning combination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicide protects pulse crops such as chickpeas, field peas and lentils from ascochyta blight (including Group 11-resistant biotypes) and grey mould (botrytis).
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.
When it comes to protecting your high-value canola from sclerotinia stem rot, nothing touches DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicide. With residual, preventative and post-infection activity, Vertisan® delivers powerful, consistent control.
Cleavers is one of the most prolific broadleaf weeds in Western Canada and one of the toughest to control. For growers, the challenge is to achieve exceptional control without risking herbicide resistance in the future. Here’s how you can stay a step ahead.
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.
Rhizoctonia is a fungal pathogen found wherever potatoes are grown. Careful management and a new product will help growers manage this widespread and constant threat.
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.
Resistance to Colorado potato beetle can appear first as reduced effectiveness of legacy insecticides. You can manage resistance by using insecticides from alternate groups, especially new ones like DuPont™ Coragen® which is a Group 28 insecticide.