Press Release •  2019-01-22

Enlist E3™ Soybeans to Launch in Canada

  • Enlist E3™ soybeans headline one of largest soybean technology system launches ever
  • Technology authorized by China for import
 
CALGARY, Alberta, January 22, 2019 – Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), today announced plans for commercial launch of Enlist E3™ soybeans in Canada, beginning in 2019.
 
“I am pleased to announce the commercial launch of Enlist E3™ soybeans in Canada,” said Bryce Eger, President Canada at Corteva Agriscience™. “Enlist E3™ soybeans contain newest and the most advanced weed control trait technology for soybeans that will give Canadian growers access to a more complete weed control solution.”
 
Enlist E3 soybeans will be offered in Canada in Brevant seed in 2019 and Pioneer® brand seed in 2020. Commercial sales will commence immediately in the Brevant channel; with Enlist E3 soybean varieties available for planting in spring 2019. Current varieties will be targeted to Southwest Ontario, however robust ramp-up plans and extensive seed production will ensure that Enlist E3 soybeans are broadly available to farmers in 2020. Corteva Agriscience is also engaged with numerous potential seed trait licensees and intends to license Enlist E3 soybean technology.
 
The launch of Enlist E3™ soybeans follows the successful introduction of top performing Enlist™ corn hybrids in 2018.

The Enlist
Weed Control System helps farmers grow productive, high-yielding crops while continuing to use sustainable farming practices such as no-till and conservation tillage. In Enlist E3 soybeans, farmers can utilize multiple post-emergence herbicide modes of action to manage their hard to control and glyphosate resistant weeds, including Enlist Duo, glufosinate and glyphosate. With near-zero volatility and reduced potential for physical drift, the 2,4-D choline and glyphosate mixture in Enlist Duo with Colex-D® technology is designed for peace of mind, to land and stay on target.
 
Enlist E3soybeans are a key part of the Corteva Agriscience™ strategy to offer the most comprehensive set of solutions available to farmers through a combined seed and crop protection pipeline.
 
Enlist E3™ soybeans were jointly developed by Dow AgroSciences and MS Technologies. Enlist E3™ soybeans received import authorization from China in January 2019. For additional information about the status of regulatory authorizations, please visit http://www.biotradestatus.com/ .
 
To learn more about the Enlist™ weed control system, visit EnlistCanada.ca.
 
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 seed brand, 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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Enlist E3 soybeans are jointly developed by Dow AgroSciences and MS Technologies.
 
The Enlist weed control system is owned and developed by Dow AgroSciences LLC. Enlist Duo is the only 2,4-D product authorized for use in Enlist crops. Always read and follow label directions. Dow AgroSciences LLC

Contact:

Kris Allen, Communications Leader - Canada

Phone: +1 403.483.5205

Email:  kris.allen@corteva.com