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.”
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: