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Corteva Agriscience Creates New Carbon and Ecosystems Services Portfolio Focused on Making Agriculture More Climate Positive

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) today announced the creation of a new Carbon and Ecosystems Services portfolio to develop innovative products and services.

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) today announced the creation of a new Carbon and Ecosystems Services portfolio to develop innovative products and services.
  • Additionally, Corteva has created the 2021 Climate Positive Leaders Program, which will recognize "early adopter" farmers and ranchers who have successfully implemented climate positive agriculture practices.
  • Corteva Agriscience is dedicated to providing our customers with best-in-class solutions to address environmental issues while strengthening their businesses."
  • Dedicated Corteva Carbon Specialists will work with farmers and industry collaborators across the food and agriculture system to uncover carbon market opportunities.

Corteva Agriscience Recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Award 2021 Winners

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience announced today it has been named as winners of multiple Manufacturing Leadership Awards from the National Association of Manufacturers.

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience announced today it has been named as winners of multiple Manufacturing Leadership Awards from the National Association of Manufacturers.
  • "Corteva Agriscience was thrilled to have been named Large Scale Manufacturer of the Year in 2021," said Balaji Venkataraman, Vice President Manufacturing and Technology, Corteva Agriscience.
  • Corteva will be recognized at the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala, which will take place as a virtual event on May 19, 2021.
  • The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing.

Corteva Enters Agreement with Starboard Value

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

Gregory R. Page, Independent Chairman of Corteva, said, "We are pleased to have reached this constructive outcome with Starboard which we believe is in the best interests of all our stockholders.

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  • Gregory R. Page, Independent Chairman of Corteva, said, "We are pleased to have reached this constructive outcome with Starboard which we believe is in the best interests of all our stockholders.
  • "We identified Corteva as a leader in its field with significant potential to improve both growth and profitability," said Jeff Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Starboard.
  • As a result of the agreement between Starboard and Corteva, Starboard will withdraw its director nominations previously submitted to Corteva and will support the Board's full slate of directors at the 2021 Annual Meeting.
  • Additionally, there may be other risks and uncertainties that Corteva is unable to currently identify or that Corteva does not currently expect to have a material impact on its business.

Canola/Rapeseed Pan-Genome Consortium Results Reveal Broad Genetic Diversity of the Crop

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 3:30pm

The International Canola Pan-genome Consortium was established in 2019 to advance the rapeseed agricultural industry by capturing this crop's broad genetic diversity.

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  • The International Canola Pan-genome Consortium was established in 2019 to advance the rapeseed agricultural industry by capturing this crop's broad genetic diversity.
  • The consortium included key players in the canola industry, among them Bayer, Corteva Agriscience, Nutrien Ag Solutions and Nuseed.
  • We are thrilled to be part of this consortium, leading the charge to expand canola productivity, Corteva Agriscience Canola Breeding Leader, Steve King, said.
  • Building a pan-genome database to unravel the broad genomic diversity in canola is the key to expanding the crops productivity.

Granular and Pioneer Agronomy Release State-Specific Planting Guide to Farmers

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:50pm

JOHNSTON, Iowa, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Granular and Pioneer Agronomy , both cornerstones of Corteva Agriscience , have joined forces to create a first-of-its-kind resource for U.S. farmers.

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  • JOHNSTON, Iowa, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Granular and Pioneer Agronomy , both cornerstones of Corteva Agriscience , have joined forces to create a first-of-its-kind resource for U.S. farmers.
  • Their proprietary digital planting guide brings together the best of Pioneer Agronomy expertise plus more than five million acres of anonymized Granular and Corteva data and insights.
  • "Farmers have one shot at planting each year," said Dr. Mary Gumz, Agronomy Manager with Pioneer.
  • Along with data and insights from Granular and Pioneer, the guide also shares information on the free and simple-to-use planting features available in Granular Insights and the Pioneer Seeds App .

Corteva to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:30pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb.25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Corteva, Inc. (NYSE:CTVA) announces that Chief Executive Officer, James C. Collins, Jr. and Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Sam Eathington will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb.25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Corteva, Inc. (NYSE:CTVA) announces that Chief Executive Officer, James C. Collins, Jr. and Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Sam Eathington will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
  • Remarks will be webcast live, with a replay available following the event through March 3, 2022.
  • Registration for the webcast and related materials can be accessed through the Corteva Investor Relations website .
  • Corteva became an independent public company on June 1, 2019, and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont.

Global Food Security Index Metrics Rank North America as Top-Performing Region

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Based on these findings, global food security has decreased for the second year in a row.

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  • Based on these findings, global food security has decreased for the second year in a row.
  • "The index reveals the rigorous challenges around food security and highlights solutions for a stronger global food system," said James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience.
  • "As the sponsor of the EIU Global Food Security Index, Corteva Agriscience believes that the report adds urgency to our purpose to enrich lives.
  • According to the North America special report from the EIU, North America is the top-performing region overall.

2020 Global Food Security Index Shows Overall Decline in Food Security

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:00am

"Sponsoring the Global Food Security Index is part of Corteva Agriscience's long-term commitment to growing progress," said James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience.

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  • "Sponsoring the Global Food Security Index is part of Corteva Agriscience's long-term commitment to growing progress," said James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience.
  • "Incorporating the Natural Resources and Resilience category as part of the main index highlights the impact of climate-related factors on food systems and food security" said Pratima Singh, project lead for the Global Food Security Index at The EIU.
  • The GFSI 2020 shows that rising temperatures and global warming have a direct impact on the agricultural sector and food system.
  • The GFSI 2020 shows creative supply chain solutions powered by new technologies can help alleviatechallenges to food security and farmer well-being.

Corteva Agriscience Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:30pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience has been named a "2021 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) .

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Corteva Agriscience has been named a "2021 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) .
  • This distinction is achieved by scoring 100% on HRC's Corporate Equality Index (CEI).
  • Additionally, Corteva has signed the Business Statement for Transgender Equality and is an annual sponsor of the Out & Equal Workplace Summit.
  • Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019 and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont.

The Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Recognize 10 Corteva Agriscience Employees Among Distinguished Honorees for Cutting-Edge Work in Agriculture

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 7:30pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) honored 10 Corteva Agriscience employees among its list of distinguished honorees on February 11.

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) honored 10 Corteva Agriscience employees among its list of distinguished honorees on February 11.
  • The BEYA Awards recognize leaders from Fortune 500 companies and government organizations and highlight the work they are doing to shape the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • These awards underscore the achievements of the Corteva Agriscience employees recognized and demonstrate the increasing recognition of agriculture as a cutting-edge STEM industry.
  • Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019 and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont.