11/17/2020

Corteva Agriscience Receives Distinguished Honor From Utility Arborist Association

Partners in Excellence Award recognizes companies enhancing utility arboriculture, right-of-way management

INDIANAPOLIS — Corteva Agriscience has been honored by the Utility Arborist Association (UAA) as a recipient of the 2020 Partners in Excellence (PinE) Award. Presented to companies that go above and beyond to support UAA and its mission, the award recognizes members, sponsors and volunteers committed to the enhancement of utility arboriculture and right-of-way management.

“Corteva Agriscience has been very instrumental in the development of the Rights-of-Way Sustainability Summit,” said Phillip Charlton, Executive Director of the UAA. “The company also plays an instrumental role as a committee leader for the International Symposium for Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management.”

To support its goal of enhancing biodiversity on nearly 25 million acres of global grazing lands and natural ecosystems by 2030, Corteva dedicates resources to help industry professionals learn about sustainable management practices and strategies supporting habitat conservation.

“As an organization committed to the development of optimum vegetation management strategies, we understand the critical role rights-of-way can play in developing and preserving biodiverse ecosystems,” said Damon Palmer, Business Leader, Pasture & Land Management, Corteva Agriscience. “We are honored to receive the Partners in Excellence Award and look forward to enhancing right-of-way safety and environmental stewardship through our ongoing collaboration with the UAA.”

Working with like-minded organizations allows Corteva to influence the development of industry standards and underscore best practices for the effective care of natural resources. Its alliance with the UAA makes achieving excellence in the utility vegetation management industry more attainable than ever before.

“We want to be the resource of choice for our members when it comes to improving utility and vegetation management,” said Paul Hurysz, President of the UAA. “We take this very seriously, and our contributors can’t be thanked enough.”

You can read more about the PinE award on UAA’s web page at https://www.gotouaa.org/awards-recognition/

For more information on utility and vegetation management, follow Corteva at VegetationMgmt.com, HabitatWithHerbicides.com and Twitter.

About Corteva Agriscience
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 www.corteva.com.

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Contacts
Kacey Birchmier
Corteva Agriscience
515-305-0085
kacey.birchmier@corteva.com

Ben Borden
Bader Rutter
414-344-8429
bborden@bader-rutter.com