Legume & pulse crop protection from DuPont

Legume & Pulse Crop Protection


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.

Aster yellows can be a significant disease in prairie canola, but on average only one year in five will the disease have a substantial impact on yield. In 2012, the disease was widely reported and associated with meaningful yield losses. FarmCare® Connected asked two canola agronomists to explain what it all means.

FarmCare® Finance is an industry leading crop finance program administered through crop protection retailers. Growers can qualify for PRIME rate financing when they purchase DuPont crop protection products and Pioneer® brand D-Series seed.

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.

What are you planting next year? As you weigh the possibilities, two industry observers take you inside key developments in the grains and oilseeds market this year and look ahead to 2013.

The latest StatsCan crop report tells a story of two seasons. In a year when prairie growers saw generally strong crop prices, putting a high-yielding crop in the bin wasn’t always easy. The big news? Canola production comes up well short of expectations.

New tools from DuPont solve major pest issues so Canadian producers can produce higher yields and better quality crops to feed a growing world population.

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.

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).

This is the first-ever edition of FarmCare® Connected, an electronic publication issued four times each year by DuPont Crop Protection, created for FarmCare® Connect members.