Drought continues to cause concern when it comes to herbicide carryover in western Canada. On October 19, Corteva Agriscience released its list of products that are considered high risk for carryover, if certain amounts of precipitation have not fallen across the Prairies. A combination of very hot, dry conditions have lead to increased evapotranspiration, which… Read More

Integrated pasture management can include practices such as grazing rotations, herbicide applications, fertility analysis, mechanical brush management, and regular pasture health assessments. Corteva Agriscience wants to use a systemic approach to highlight the soil health aspects of integrated pasture management. Isabelle Thibout, product manager for specialties at Corteva Agriscience, says that soil type, soil fertility,… Read More

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, have announced a multi-year agreement surrounding a microbe-based nitrogen fixation product in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Through the agreement, announced April 20, Symborg is providing an exclusive distribution license to Corteva for the endophytic bacterium Methylobacterium symbioticum, which works with plants to secure… Read More

Professional development isn’t just for those in corporate agriculture and it’s not just for those looking at taking on a new role, either. Vik Kail, human resources leader for Corteva Agriscience, says that there’s a place for professional development, both formally and informally, for all levels of employees, including owners and managers. Kail looks at… Read More

Ashley Knapton is the dairy strategic account manager with Corteva. Based in Eastern Ontario, Knapton spends her days working that bridge between the dairy farmer, the cow nutritionist, and what happens in the field. But this isn’t really where she thought she’d end up. Knapton — also known as Kaptin Knapton on social media— had… Read More

Corteva Agriscience’s Prominex herbicide with Arylex active has been approved by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). Tailored for Western Canadian cereal farmers, this new tool is aimed to control both annual and perennial broadleaf weeds such as Canada thistle, cleavers, dandelion, kochia, hemp-nettle, and wild buckwheat. Kelly Bennett, western Canada herbicides category leader… Read More

At least three out of four dicamba-containing herbicides have had U.S. registrations pulled effective immediately. The current registrations for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax were set to expire in December of this year after being extended once. The recent U.S. Court of Appeal ruling put an end to the sale of dicamba herbicides for the 2020… Read More

Farmers are always looking for new ways to increase their yields while protecting their investment. To help barley and oats growers do just that, Corteva Agriscience has developed Cerefit™. The new dual mode of action fungicide provides broad-spectrum control of yield-limiting leaf diseases for a stronger, healthier plant foundation that maximizes yield and manages risk… Read More

The Canadian Competition Bureau says it has received the required court approvals to move ahead with its investigation into allegations of anti-competitive interactions between several major crop input suppliers and Farmers Business Network (FBN) Canada. The bureau says it obtained court orders on February 11, requiring BASF, Bayer, Cargill, Corteva, Federated Coop, Univar Solutions, and… Read More

In a story first posted to the Wall Street Journal, Canadian antitrust authorities are investigating some big players in the agriculture world. The Competition Bureau is reportedly looking at whether Bayer AG, Corteva Inc., and BASF violated Canadian competition law in their dealings against Farmers Business Network, which entered the Canadian market in 2018. According… Read More

Resistance is not going away Soybean growers in Eastern Canada will continue to face new and emerging weed resistance threats on their farms. As planning starts for the 2020 crop, Canada fleabane has now spread across all major soybean production areas in Ontario and has started to gain a foothold in Western Quebec. The latest… Read More

Choosing the right seed for your farm should be easy. That’s why Brevant™ offers a diverse portfolio of products designed to give you consistent results, year after year. When you plant Brevant seeds you’re getting the latest innovations from Corteva Agriscience™, combined with the assurance that they’re locally tested. Flexible canola options Brevant seeds has… Read More

 

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