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Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme Insect Protection


Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme insect protection


What Is It?

  • Offers growers a single-bag refuge option in areas of the Corn Belt needing both above- and below-ground insect protection. In EPA-designated cotton counties, additional 20% refuge is required.
  • The latest insect protection solution from DuPont Pioneer, providing two separate modes of action for above-ground control, and two separate modes of action for below-ground control.
  • Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme products contain the following, integrated in a single bag:
    • 95% of a Pioneer® brand hybrid containing Herculex® XTRA (HXX) insect protection pyramided with the YieldGard® Corn Borer (YGCB) trait and the Agrisure® RW trait.
    • 5% in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid.


Ultimate Simplicity

  • Satisfies all your above- and below-ground refuge requirements with a single product in the Corn Belt and Canada.

Maximized Farm Yields

  • Protects former refuge acres with broad-spectrum insect protection.

Multiple Modes of Action

  • Utilizes multiple modes of action for above- and below-ground insect protection and herbicide tolerance:
    • Agrisure RW insect protection
    • Herculex XTRA insect protection
    • YieldGard Corn Borer insect protection

Technology Preservation

  • Reduces the risk of insect resistance and extends the durability of in-plant protection.


  • A new option in single-bag refuge, allowing you to get the right product on the right acre.


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