Rockwood, ON – June 18, 2018 – Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is pleased to announce that as part of its new Growing Today, Leading Tomorrow community investment program, $5,000 has been donated to 4-H Ontario.
The grant from Corteva Agriscience™ will support the 4-H Ontario Youth Adventure Camp (YAC), an introductory-level, interactive leadership training experience that teaches youth ages 12-15 teamwork, verbal and non-verbal communication and goal-setting skills. Jim Coffey, territory manager at Corteva Agriscience™, endorsed the grant.
“We are pleased to support 4-H Ontario and Youth Adventure Camp,” says Coffey. “Corteva Agriscience™ is fully invested in providing today’s rural youth with the essential skills they need to lead now and in the future.”
“Youth Adventure Camp allows youth to share ideas and learn more about themselves and others while building self-esteem,” says Katherine Smart, Manager, corporate giving and philanthropy with 4-H Ontario. “This grant from Corteva Agriscience™ gives us the resources to deliver top-notch programming that will ensure the youth we raise today will be leading our farms and communities for many generations to come.”
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the business and its employees. Consideration for outreach grants are given to communities where Corteva Agriscience™ employees, channel partners and customers live and work, and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.
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.
About 4-H Ontario
4-H Ontario is a non-profit positive youth development organization that builds youth as leaders within their communities and assets to the world. With roots in rural Ontario, today it is open to youth of all backgrounds across the province. 4-H youth ages 6–21 and screened, engaged volunteer leaders come together to learn about selected topics through fun hands-on activities and mentorship. There are also provincial camps, conferences, competitions and national and international travel opportunities available to further develop skills in leadership, business, self-confidence and more. 4-H provides youth with a place they can be involved, accepted, valued and heard while developing valuable skills for leadership and life.