What the DowDupont merger means for the ag industry

Bryce Eger (Corteva) and Shaun Haney (RealAgriculture) on stage at TechTour LIVE in Red Deer, AB.

In February, DowDuPont announced plans to spin-off a standalone agriculture company consisting of DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer, and Dow AgroSciences. The intended company, named Corteva Agriscience, will be created by June 1, 2019, and headquartered in Delaware.

“For us, the benefit is to have a really strong footprint across seeds, crop protection and the digital space,” says Corteva’s commercial leader for Canada, Bryce Eger.

“The benefit to the farmer is, first and foremost, we’ve got some great products, we’ve got great people, and we’ve got great research pipelines that are going to continue to bring great products to them. But the other real neat benefit is the fact that we are just focused on agriculture.”

Introducing Corteva — the agriculture spin-off of DowDuPont

Eger joined RealAgriculture to talk about the merger and what it means for the industry, as well as precision application technologies, research, and the future of the company’s business, following TechTour LIVE:

 

RealAgriculture News Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture's videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in what is happening in agriculture.

Trending

Wheat prices jump into August — This week in the grain markets

This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »

Related

Leave a Reply

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.