After years of patiently waiting for market approvals, Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn hybrids are heading to farm fields in 2018. The company showed off eight of the 16 hybrids it will make available for 2018 planting at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ontario. Dow Seeds portfolio marketing leader Marty Vermey explains that the program… Read More

Syngenta plans to sell soybean and corn varieties with the Enlist herbicide tolerance trait after reaching non-exclusive licensing agreements with Dow AgroSciences and M.S. Technologies. The licenses include the Enlist E3 trait for soybeans in Canada, the U.S., and Latin America, and the global rights for the Enlist event in corn. The Enlist weed control… Read More

Add the EU to the jurisdictions that have approved Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn trait. On the heels of Chinese import approval in June, the company says the European Commission authorized Enlist corn for food and feed use on July 4. Dow says the approval “reaffirms its plans to launch Enlist corn in Canada for the… Read More

Gowan Company has announced a deal to acquire the entire DNA (dinitroaniline) herbicide portfolio from Dow AgroSciences, including popular herbicides Treflan and Edge. The products to be acquired by Gowan have active registrations in 22 countries including the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, and parts of Europe. “We are enthusiastic to be able to acquire these… Read More

Dow AgroSciences’ new Enlist Duo herbicide remains available in Canada after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s move to withdraw its registration this week, according to Dow AgroSciences Canada. “Enlist Duo continues to be available in Canada for its registered uses,” said a statement from the company on Wednesday. Dow also expects the EPA will issue a new… Read More

Editor’s note: This article was updated July 14th with the above interview with Dow Seeds General Manager Jeff Loessin. Dow AgroSciences has announced the joining of its Hyland and Mycogen seed businesses under a new brand in the Canadian market known as “Dow Seeds.” “To ensure all our customers have access to our best genetics in this period of… Read More

In 2015, growers can purchase Nexera canola under a Flexibility Agreement.  The Flexibility Agreement allows farmers to produce Nexera canola and sell it as either a commodity canola or, potentially garner a delivery contract with a health premium in the Omega-9 Oils market.  “The only request we have of the grower, if he’s going to sign a Nexera Flexibility Agreement, that he… Read More