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Many New Products and Innovations at Corteva Agriscience Summer Media Day

This past Thursday, I spent time on the Corteva Agriscience campus in Johnston, IA for their Summer Media Day. During the event, media were treated to exclusive news and insights into new products and innovations coming from Corteva and it’s brands. Some of these included new corn and soybean hybrids, a product for drought stress and much more. Below are interviews with Adam Theis, Pioneer Corn Marketing Lead; Ryan Ridder, U.S. Product Manager, Biologicals and Fungicides, Corteva Agriscience; and Don Gehrls, Pioneer Soybean Marketing Lead about these new products.

View more information about the news from Summer Media Day 2022 below from Corteva Agriscience:

Bring Relief to Drought-stressed Fields With New Biological Solution From Corteva Agriscience

Sosdia Stress Abiotic Stress Mitigator Helps Row Crops Overcome Environmental Stressors to Help Maximize Yield Potential

INDIANAPOLIS, July 14, 2022 — Corteva Agriscience introduces Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator to help farmers better manage drought-stressed crops. The new biological solution protects row crops from environmentally stressful conditions like drought, heat, excess salinity and excess sunlight. Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator allows plants to focus on growth and productivity — instead of on cell repair in challenging conditions — for optimum yield potential.

“Farmers in many areas of the country face environmental challenges such as drought each growing season. We’re so pleased to offer a sustainable solution that can help overcome those challenges to improve farmer productivity and ease their worries,” said Ryan Ridder, U.S. Product Manager, Biologicals and Fungicides, Corteva Agriscience. “Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator can fit easily into almost any growing operation and works with several row crops, including corn, soybeans and wheat.”

Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator contains naturally-occurring ingredients like proline and potassium, which help crops react to stress similarly to plants with higher levels of osmolytes. Osmolytes are naturally-occurring compounds that protect cell integrity, water balance and metabolism during stressful conditions.

“Think of it this way: Cacti are plants with naturally high levels of osmolytes. Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator helps row crops react to stressors like heat and drought more similarly to cacti,” Ridder said. “Crops treated with Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator lose less water vapor, maximizing the conversion of water into crop biomass for better yield potential.”

Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator is available for purchase in limited supply for the current growing season. It will be more widely available in 2023. Local retailers will have the most up-to-date information on the current availability of Sosdia Stress abiotic stress mitigator in your area. To learn more about this solution, visit the product website on Corteva.us.

About Corteva Agriscience

Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovation, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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Rapid Adoption of Enlist E3® Soybeans Includes First-ever Varieties of Exclusive Pioneer® Brand A-Series Enlist E3® Soybeans 
Elite Genetics Deliver Improved Agronomic Performance and 3 bu/A Yield Advantage

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 14, 2021 — Enlist E3® soybean varieties have become a trusted trait technology for U.S. farmers — driving the Enlist® weed control system to become the industry’s fastest-growing soybean herbicide system.

The availability of the first-ever varieties of Pioneer® brand A-Series Enlist E3 soybeans in 2022 helped to bolster farmer adoption of this important herbicide trait technology. These highly anticipated varieties, exclusive to Pioneer, combine the world-class genetics of Pioneer brand A-Series soybeans, the company’s highest-yielding varieties ever, with Enlist® technology, among the most advanced new trait technologies in soybeans.

Don Gehrls, Pioneer Soybean Marketing Lead, says farmers have been asking for a performance boost in Enlist E3 soybeans for years. In 2021, A-Series soybeans delivered a 3 bushels-per-acre yield advantage against all competitors.1  

“With fresh challenges every season, farmers need the most consistent performance available,” Gehrls said. “That doesn’t just mean racehorse yields, but also better agronomic performance in key areas like standability and defensive traits to help protect yield from soybean diseases such as white mold and sudden death syndrome.”

Jason Garvick is a Pioneer sales representative with D&J Seeds in Kiester, Minnesota. Several of his customers were able to plant varieties of Pioneer brand A-Series Enlist E3 soybeans this season.

“Farmers were surprised at how quickly Pioneer was able to get exclusive genetics with Enlist E3 soybeans,” Garvick said. “For many farmers that was their biggest hesitation to making the switch, and we’re already seeing a very fast transition. Now, with proven A-Series genetics available in Enlist E3 soybeans — with better disease tolerance and increased yield stability — there’s even more excitement for harvest this season and for more availability next season.”

In all, 28 varieties of A-Series Enlist E3 soybeans were available in limited quantities this season, across a range of maturities. Larger-scale availability is expected across even more maturities to meet farmer demand for 2023 planting.

“We’re seeing a rapid adoption of Enlist E3 soybeans, and farmer interest in 2022 has really exceeded our expectations,” Gehrls said. “With wider availability of A-Series Enlist E3 soybeans next season and the recent re-registration of Enlist herbicides, we’re confident that trend will continue.”

Earlier this year, the EPA granted amended registrations for Enlist One® and Enlist Duo® herbicides for seven years through Jan. 11, 2029, giving farmers certainty in system availability for the foreseeable future.

Learn more at Pioneer.com/US or Enlist.com/FreedomtoSpray.

Data based on average of on-farm and IMPACT trial comparisons in U.S. in 2021 of the top 25 demand planned A-Series varieties for 2023. Comparisons are against all competitors, unless otherwise stated, and within +/- 0.3 RM of the competitive brand. Product responses are variable and subject to any number of environmental, disease and pest pressures. Individual results may vary. Multi-year and multi-location data are a better predictor of future performance. DO NOT USE THIS OR ANY OTHER DATA FROM A LIMITED NUMBER OF TRIALS AS A SIGNIFICANT FACTOR IN PRODUCT SELECTION. Refer to www.pioneer.com/products or contact a Pioneer sales representative or authorized dealer for the latest and complete listing of traits and scores for each Pioneer® brand product.

The transgenic soybean event in Enlist E3® soybeans is jointly developed and owned by Corteva Agriscience and M.S. Technologies L.L.C. Enlist Duo® and Enlist One® herbicides are not registered for sale or use in all states or counties. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your area. Enlist Duo and Enlist One are the only 2,4-D products authorized for use with Enlist crops. Consult Enlist herbicide labels for weed species controlled. Always read and follow label directions.

About Pioneer
Pioneer, the flagship seed brand of Corteva Agriscience, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.

Join the discussion and follow Pioneer on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

About Corteva Agriscience
Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovations, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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New PowerCore® Enlist® Corn Technology From Corteva Agriscience Delivers Class-leading Flexibility to Manage Above-ground Pests and Weeds

Advancements Include Additional Trait Package and New Integrated Refuge Options

INDIANAPOLIS, July 14, 2022 — Corteva Agriscience announced today new advancements in its portfolio of above-ground pest control products in corn. PowerCore® Enlist® corn is a comprehensive trait package designed for season-long insect protection and weed control and will be introduced as an integrated refuge offering: PowerCore® Enlist® Refuge Advanced® (RA) corn. Additionally, when commercially available, new PowerCore® Ultra Enlist® corn is expected to deliver an extra mode of action for geographies that need added protection and also will be available with integrated refuge as PowerCore® Ultra Enlist® Refuge Advanced® corn.

“Earlier this year, Corteva Agriscience introduced Vorceed Enlist corn for corn rootworm acres and said that our R&D pipeline was full of promise,” said Judd O’Connor, President, North America Commercial Business, Corteva Agriscience. “Now, we’re excited to bring forward advancements in our PowerCore trait technology, designed to help farmers more effectively manage above-ground insect pressure while leveraging the Enlist corn trait for the ultimate weed management flexibility.”
PowerCore Enlist corn, as both structured refuge and integrated Refuge Advanced options, is stacked with three modes of action for enhanced control over the toughest above-ground pests, including susceptible European corn borer, fall armyworm, southwestern corn borer and corn earworm.
When commercially available, the new PowerCore Ultra Enlist corn will bring an additional mode of action for acres in geographies that need extra protection from higher pressure of above-ground pests like fall armyworm and western bean cutworm.
Corteva is finalizing its commercial plans for launching the new suite of products for PowerCore Enlist corn. Current introductory plans in the United States include:

  • 2023: Expanded access to PowerCore Enlist Refuge Advanced (RA) corn for farmers
  • 2024: Expanded access to PowerCore Ultra Enlist corn and PowerCore Ultra Enlist Refuge Advanced corn available for farmers
  • Mid-decade: Advancement of a broader set of genetic backgrounds, making more maturities available
  • Mid- to late-decade: PowerCore® Enlist® Refuge Advanced® corn and PowerCore Ultra Enlist Refuged Advanced corn will become the lead offerings from Corteva for above-ground pest acres

PowerCore Enlist Refuge Advanced corn technology is expected to be available in products across all Corteva seed brands, including Pioneer®, Brevant® seeds, AgVenture®, Dairyland Seed®, Hoegemeyer®, NuTech Seed® and Seed Consultants®. Corteva also plans to make the PowerCore Enlist trait broadly available to independent seed companies.

Elite genetics and advanced neighbor-friendly weed control technology

PowerCore Enlist corn will be available in a diverse lineup of high yield potential genetics across a wide range of maturities in both integrated refuge (Refuge Advanced) and structured refuge options. Built on elite genetics from Corteva, new products are rigorously field-tested in multiple locations for key agronomic traits, such as root and stalk strength, disease tolerance and late-season standability.

The Enlist® corn trait allows for the ultimate weed management flexibility with tolerance to 2,4-D choline, glyphosate, glufosinate and FOP herbicides. Enlist herbicides feature near-zero volatility and reduced potential for physical drift when applied according to label instructions, with no calendar cutoff dates or time-of-day restrictions. In addition, a wide application window — to 30” corn (48” corn if applied using drop nozzles) — enables the use of Enlist herbicides to control late-season broadleaf weeds.
“The PowerCore Enlist corn portfolio will have all the options farmers need to more effectively manage above-ground pests and weeds,” O’Connor said. “When farmers tap the expertise of their local Corteva Agriscience team, they can be sure they’re choosing the genetics, herbicides and management practices to deliver the best fit for their farm.”

About Corteva Agriscience

Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovations, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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Lumiscend Pro Fungicide Seed Treatment From Pioneer Sets New Standard for Disease Protection in Corn

Delivers 3 bu/A Yield Advantage Over Leading Fungicide Seed Treatment in Tough Environments; Enables Increased Protection Against Rhizoctonia and Fusarium*

JOHNSTON, Iowa, July 14, 2022 — Beginning with 2023 planting, corn growers can expect to have access to enhanced protection for the genetic potential of their seed investment against key early season diseases. Lumiscend Pro fungicide seed treatment, part of the LumiGEN® seed treatment portfolio, will provide corn seedlings with enhanced protection against Rhizoctonia, Fusarium and Pythium.

“Growers who chose Pioneer brand corn hybrids will benefit from Lumiscend Pro fungicide seed treatment, a new and exclusive corn product from Corteva Agriscience that provides an additional layer of protection against Rhizoctonia,” said Brad Van Kooten, Pioneer Seed Treatment Category Leader. “With less pressure from disease, corn seedlings can emerge stronger and more uniform with fuller, healthier root systems to get a strong start toward reaching their yield potential at harvest.”

In addition to improved disease protection, growers also can expect to see better yield consistency as they encounter higher disease pressure in fields. Lumiscend Pro fungicide seed treatment provides yield advantages over the current industry standard seed treatments. Across all environments, Lumiscend Pro fungicide seed treatment delivers a consistent 1 bu/A yield advantage,1 while in higher disease environments, the advantage jumps to 3 bu/A in multiyear trials.2  

Lumiscend Pro fungicide seed treatment will be partnered with ipconazole fungicide seed treatment and L-2012 R biofungicide. This new premium combination for Pioneer® brand corn forms an industry-leading protection package with two modes of action for Pythium, three modes of action for Rhizoctonia and Fusarium,* and one mode of action against head smut.

“The new additions to our LumiGEN seed treatment portfolio will further solidify our leadership position,” Van Kooten said. “We also recently introduced Lumialza nematicide seed treatment, which shields roots from yield-robbing nematodes and delivers a 3.7 bu/A yield advantage in fields with low nematode pressure and a 9 bu/A yield advantage in fields with high nematode pressure.”3

Growers can contact their local Pioneer sales representative to learn more about the benefits of LumiGEN seed treatments. More information on LumiGEN seed treatments for corn can be found at Pioneer.com.

*Pending EPA label addition approval.

 

1 Data from Corteva Agriscience seed applied technology 2020 – 2021 replicated research all head-to-head comparisons using the same mid-rate IST in 50 locations.

Data from Corteva Agriscience seed applied technology 2020 – 2021 replicated research head-to-head comparisons at all 16 responsive locations using the same mid-rate IST.

Lumialza® nematicide seed treatment vs. non-nematicide seed treatment utilizing the same insecticide and fungicide recipe in seed applied technology replicated and strip trial data. Yields ranged from 3 to 9 bu/A depending on nematode species and population, in 184 low stress and 54 moderate to high stress locations.

 

About Pioneer
Pioneer, the flagship seed brand of Corteva Agriscience, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.

Join the discussion and follow Pioneer on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

About Corteva Agriscience
Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovations, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

Follow Corteva on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter  and YouTube.

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