Tag: Bryce Eger

What the DowDupont merger means for the ag industry

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… Read more »

A Behind–the-Seeds Look at Feeding the World

High fives all around for DuPont Pioneer. The newly minted global Access to Seeds Index — a measure of how leading seed companies are contributing to global food security — has named DuPont Pioneer the world’s best firm for trying to improve smallholder farmer productivity. Syngenta deserves kudos too; it isn’t far behind. In fact,… Read more »

DuPont Pioneer Opens Corn Research Centre Near Lethbridge

DuPont Pioneer held a grand opening for the company’s new corn hybrid research centre near Lethbridge, Alberta on Wednesday. The 22,500 sq. foot facility is part of the company’s larger five-year, $35 million investment in research and development in Western Canada. As DuPont Pioneer Canada president Bryce Eger explains in the video below, the company… Read more »