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DowDuPont™ Agriculture Division to Become Corteva Agriscience™
The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ today announced the name of the intended company once it is spun-off, which is expected to happen by June 1, 2019.
Destra™ IS: New Post-emergence Corn Herbicide
New DuPont™ Destra™ IS post-emergence corn herbicide delivers unsurpassed convenience and flexibility, making weed control hassle free. With two modes of action and a user-friendly dry formulation, it is the perfect glyphosate tank mix partner for one-pass broad-spectrum knockdown and residual control. Destra™ IS provides excellent crop safety even for short season areas.
Sortan™ IS: New Corn Herbicide in Western Canada
New DuPont™ Sortan™ IS corn herbicide will allow growers in Western Canada to remove early season weed pressure, from weeds such as volunteer Roundup Ready® canola and wild buckwheat during the critical weed-free period to maximize yield and profits.
- Acapela® Receives Expanded Rate
MRLs for Fontelis® and Vertisan®
New markets are open to Canadian growers looking to benefit from the next generation of Group 7 fungicide for their fruit, vegetable and row crops. Japan has released Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for penthiopyrad, found in DuPont™ Fontelis® and DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicides.
Acapela® Fungicide Label Additions
DuPont announced that the PMRA has approved label additions allowing the use of DuPont™ Acapela® fungicide for the control of stripe rust in cereals, net blotch in barley and anthracnose in lentils.
Acapela® Approved for Use on Canola
DuPont today announced that the Pest Management Regulatory Agency PMRA has approved a label addition allowing the use of DuPont™ Acapela® fungicide in canola for sclerotinia control.
Lumiderm™ Receives PMRA Registration
DuPont™ Lumiderm™ insecticide is a new seed treatment product for canola growers. Lumiderm™ contains the active ingredient cyantraniliprole, a novel Group 28, anthranilic diamide insecticide that controls cutworms and provides better consistency of flea beetle control across a broad range of environmental conditions.
Assure® II Gives Growers In-Crop Control of Foxtail Barley
Assure ® II is most effective herbicide to control foxtail barley in canola, flax and pulses, setting stage for cleaner wheat crop, say weed researchers.
DuPont & Thompsons Ltd: Traceability for Food Grade Soybeans
Ontario growers can use data to improve quality and productivity.
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