Press Release •  29/01/2019

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Announces LibertyLink® Canola now available

Technology authorized by China for import.

CALGARY, Alberta, January 23, 2019 – Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), announced today that it is now offering LibertyLink® canola through Pioneer® brand and Brevant™ seeds for immediate sale in Canada, with hybrids available for seeding this spring. Corteva Agriscience™ has licensed LibertyLink® from BASF and has been aggressively integrating the trait into elite germplasm which contains the industry’s broadest selection of advanced genetics in canola.

“I am excited to announce the expansion of our canola portfolio to include LibertyLink® hybrids,” said Bryce Eger, President, Canada at Corteva Agriscience™. “Farmers will benefit from the combination of improved yield, agronomic traits and disease packages, and proven weed control these hybrids have to offer. Corteva Agriscience™ is focused on providing farmers the broadest offering available in the market to meet their needs, with hybrids in all herbicide tolerant technology segments; Genuity® Roundup Ready®, Clearfield® and LibertyLink®, now available through the Pioneer® and Brevant™ seeds brands.”

LibertyLink® canola is approved in Canada, and has received import authorization in many countries, most recently in China. For additional information about the status of regulatory authorizations, please visit http://www.biotradestatus.com/ .

 

LibertyLink® and Clearfield® are registered trademarks of BASF.


About Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont                    

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is intended to become an independent, publicly traded company when the previously announced spinoff is complete by June 2019. The division combines the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. Corteva Agriscience provides growers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry — including some of the most recognized brands in agriculture: Pioneer®, Encirca®, the newly launched Brevant seeds, as well as award-winning Crop Protection products — while bringing new products to market through our solid pipeline of active chemistry and technologies. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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