Tag: Corteva Agriscience

New herbicide tackles glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane

There’s a new tool available for growers in the fight against herbicide-resistant weeds, such as Canada fleabane. Corteva Agriscience has launched Elevore, a Group 4 herbicide option for pre-plant burndown of broadleaf weeds, including glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane, in both field corn and soybeans. Last week at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, Dave Kloppenburg, Corteva’s Canadian category leader… Read more »

Maximize yield potential by minimizing nitrogen loss

With fall fertilizer application around the corner, how much of your nitrogen will still be there in spring when the plants need it? There are three main types of nitrogen loss, explains Jason Smith with Corteva AgriScience: volatile loss (gassing off the field as its applied), leaching (nitrates moved out of the root zone), and… Read more »

Corteva planning to expand canola seed offerings under Brevant

Corteva Agriscience — the new agriculture company formed through the merger of Dow and DuPont — has big plans for its canola portfolio under the new Brevant seeds brand. To begin, the company is moving its legacy Nexera and D-Series seed brands into the Brevant family for 2019, explains Darrin Hicks, canola product manager with… Read more »

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 »

Introducing Corteva — the agriculture spin-off of DowDuPont

Wonder no more, farmers and industry, the new DowDuPont agriculture company has a name, and it’s Corteva Agriscience. As part of the DowDupont merger, the company plans to spin-off a standalone agriculture company, which would include DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer, and Dow AgroSciences, by June 1, 2019. The intended company will be named Corteva… Read more »