US crop protection price pressure hits DuPont


23 July 1998


US crop protection price pressure hits DuPont

DUPONT has blamed pricing pressures in the US crop protection market, among other things, for a weaker performance in the second quarter.

It reported a 12% drop in earnings to $1 billion (£600m) before non-recurring items. Sales of $11.1bn were flat when adjusted for divested operations.

The US chemicals and life sciences group warned third-quarter earnings would also fall below last years level.

  • Financial Times 23/07/98 page 32
  • The Times 23/07/98 page 32

FEBRUARY
7

Farmers Weekly Awards Show

Join us for a week-long extravaganza to celebrate the farming heroes and achievements of 2020 and announce the winners of the Farmers Weekly Awards. Countryfile presenter Adam Henson will host five nights of entertainment in 20-minute programmes filmed all over the country. He'll be joined by a host of farming celebrities and feature a special appearance by HRH Prince Charles.
Find out more
See more