Corteva Agriscience Making a Name at Ag Media Summit

Carrie Muehling

Corteva Agriscience continued the longstanding partnership of its legacy companies with the Ag Media Summit as a gold sponsor this year. The company is working to ensure all agriculture stakeholders know the new business name and what it stands for. “[It’s] very important for us as Corteva Agriscience in our first year to get our name out there and talk …

Ag Media Summit, AgWired Precision, Audio, Corteva Agriscience, DowDuPont

ASTA Elects 2018-19 Officer Team

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is pleased to announce its 2018-19 officer team, officially elected during the ASTA Policy & Leadership Development Conference in Washington, D.C. The members of the 2018-19 ASTA officer team are: • Chair – Jerry Flint, Corteva Agriscience™ • First Vice Chair – Wayne Gale, Stokes Seeds • Second Vice Chair — John Latham, Latham …

AgWired Precision, ASTA, Audio, Corteva Agriscience, DowDuPont, Seed

XCELIS™ is DuPont’s Fuel Ethanol Platform

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont gave its new XCELIS™ fuel ethanol platform a colorful debut at the National Ethanol Conference last month in San Antonio, with a rainbow of pastel colored arches along the walkway to the meeting area. “XCELIS is really the way we’re approaching the fuel alcohol market globally now as DuPont,” says Judy Underwood, DuPont Global Marketing Lead. “It’s a new …

Audio, DowDuPont, Ethanol, National Ethanol Conference, RFA

DowDuPont™ Ag Division to Become Corteva Agriscience™

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ will someday become a stand-alone company under restructuring and the name was revealed during last week’s Commodity Classic to be Corteva Agriscience™ (kohr-‘teh-vah), which is derived from a combination of words meaning “heart” and “nature.” Vice President of Public Policy and Chief Sustainability Officer Krysta Harden said during the general session that it took months …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, DowDuPont

SMART Farmer Jerry Flint

Cindy Zimmerman

Jerry Flint may not technically be a farmer, but he did grow up on a farm in Ohio and his entire career has been focused on delivering new innovations to smart farmers. In addition to being vice president of regulatory affairs for Dow DuPont Agriculture Division, Flint is also first vice chair for the American Seed Trade Association, and his …

AgWired Precision, ASTA, Audio, DowDuPont, Pioneer, Plant Breeding, Seed, SMART Farmer, USFRA

DuPont & Sumitomo’s Global Seed-Applied Tech Agreement

Jamie Johansen

DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited announced a global agreement to collaborate on the development, registration and commercialization of seed-applied technologies for use in key crops around the world. DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical formed this collaboration out of a shared objective to accelerate development and commercialization of novel seed-applied technologies to improve early plant growth and yields. The global agreement …

Agribusiness, AgWired AgNewsWire, AgWired Precision, ASTA, Audio, Crop Science, DowDuPont, Seed, Valent

“Change not a Choice” for Agribusiness

Chuck Zimmerman

The recent merger of Dow and DuPont is just one of the high profile deals in the agribusiness world that mean significant changes for the industry going forward. DowDuPont Agriculture Division Leader Jim Collins addressed the current consolidation atmosphere in the industry as opening keynote speaker at the 2017 ARA Conference & Expo in Phoenix this week. “I know this …

Agribusiness, ARA, Audio, DowDuPont