Press Release •  2021-02-16

Corteva Agriscience Canada receives registration for Prominex™ herbicide

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Prominex™ herbicide delivers exceptional weed control for wheat and barley crops with the convenience of an all-in-one tool.

CALGARY, AB, February 16, 2021 – Western Canadian cereal farmers now have access to Prominex™ herbicide with Arylex™ active, the latest broadleaf herbicide technology to be approved by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).

Tailored for wheat and barley farmers who struggle to manage broadleaf weeds, this new tool delivers unparalleled control of annuals and perennials, including Canada thistle, cleavers, dandelion, kochia, hemp-nettle, and wild buckwheat.

“Managing and preventing weed resistance is always top of mind for cereal farmers, which is why we’re excited to announce the launch of Prominex herbicide, the latest crop protection technology to emerge from Corteva Agriscience’s industry-leading crop protection pipeline,” said Kelly Bennett, Western Canada Herbicides Category Leader, Corteva Agriscience Canada. “Prominex herbicide provides farmers with complete control over tough-to-kill weeds in-season to help them maximize productivity, yield and profitability.”

The convenient, all-in-one formulation of Prominex herbicide means that it is among the few broadleaf herbicides that allows farmers greater flexibility when choosing a tank-mix partner. And, the inclusion of Arylex™ active provides farmers with an increased window of application that includes early or late stage cropping across a variety of variable climate conditions, so farmers can Just GO.

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Corteva Agriscience is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry - including a balanced and diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions focused on maximizing productivity to enhance yield and profitability. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and an industry-leading product and technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to 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. Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019, and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. More information can be found at

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