Seeds and Traits

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From Every Seed, the Promise of Something More.

By combining conventional and new seed and trait technologies, Corteva Agriscience is delivering more ways to meet the needs of a growing population. As demand for food increases worldwide, farmers need seed choices that allow them to maximize their farm’s productivity today while building a sustainable future for their land, business and community.

Where Heritage and Innovation Meet.

As demand for food increases, so does the need for seed technology. At Corteva Agriscience, the world’s leading seed companies come together to lead the way and meet the need.

Pioneer

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Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.

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Mycogen Seeds

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Mycogen Seeds is a retail seed company offering leading genetics in corn, soybeans, silage corn, sunflowers, canola and alfalfa. Mycogen delivers diverse seed solutions with high-performance genetics and the latest and broadest trait technology options. Mycogen works with its dealer network to tailor product solutions and help farmers be better acre after acre.

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Understanding the Needs of Every Acre

Our portfolio of seed brands offer a heritage of farming knowledge focused on specific crops and growing regions — giving farmers the dedicated support and relevant seed advances they need to succeed.  

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AgVenture, Inc.

AgVenture is the nation’s largest network of independent regional seed companies, dedicated to improving the bottom lines of corn, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and alfalfa growers. 

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Alforex Seeds

Alforex is more than a seed company. It’s the culmination of 100+ years of innovation and focus committed to alfalfa and forages. Alforex channels this heritage to help you get more from your acres. 

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Dairyland Seed

Dairyland Seed has a guiding philosophy: Is this good for our customers? The company helps growers succeed through offering the latest genetics and technologies in corn, soybeans and alfalfa. 

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Hoegemeyer Hybrids

Founded in 1937, Hoegemeyer Hybrids is devoted to the right seed for your farm. Hoegemeyer is the western Corn Belt regional seed brand, offering corn, soybeans, sorghum and alfalfa.

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NuTech Seed

Based in Champaign, Illinois, NuTech Seed is the main regional seed brand in the central Corn Belt, offering corn and soybean products to growers in that area. 

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PhytoGen

To thrive in cotton, you’ve got to be tougher, smarter and flat-out better. That’s why PhytoGen® cottonseed is designed to deliver maximum yield, industry-leading fiber quality and the most advanced trait technology.

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Seed Consultants

Seed Consultants, Inc., based in Washington C.H., Ohio, specializes in corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa specially developed and tested for the unique soil types and growing conditions of the Eastern Corn Belt, making them the regional seed brand for that area. As “consultants first, salesmen second,” Seed Consultants nurtures an honest, upfront relationship with its customers. 

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Terral Seed

Terral Seed is a retail-focused seed company that was founded on the principle of bringing corn, soybeans, sorghum, wheat and sunflowers that are adapted for the unique soils and climates of the southern United States.

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“I like that Enlist is available in good genetics and varieties that perform well for us.”

— Craig Christensen, Iowa

What Innovation Yields: Leading Trait Technology

We look forward to meeting the changing needs of farmers. This dedication to research and discovery means you can count on Corteva Agriscience to deliver traits that will address the challenges you face today and in the future.

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Enlist™ Weed Control System

Control weeds like never before with the Enlist weed control system. Enlist corn, Enlist cotton and Enlist E3 soybeans provide tolerance to 2,4-D choline, glyphosate and other modes of action. 

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Herculex® Insect Protection

Herculex Insect Protection offers outstanding protection against corn insects for maximum yield potential from high-yielding hybrids.

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Qrome® corn products

Qrome corn products come with a new, triple stack of defensive traits and dual modes of action to defend against above- and below-ground pests.

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Optimum® AcreMax® Family

A single-bag refuge solution in areas needing above-ground insect protection.

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Optimum® Leptra® Hybrids

Optimum Leptra hybrids have a powerful pyramid of traits with three modes of action that provide superior control of above-ground pests on your acres.

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PowerCore® Trait Technology

PowerCore trait technology offers broad-spectrum control of above-ground pests with multiple modes of action for reduced refuge.

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SmartStax® Trait Technology

SmartStax trait technology offers the broadest spectrum of corn insect control and multiple modes of action for reduced refuge and improved efficacy.

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WideStrike® Insect Protection

The trusted name in cotton insect protection. WideStrike® Insect Protection offers a two-gene insect protection trait that expresses two Bt proteins in cotton plants for industry-leading control of fall armyworm and other lepidopteran pests:

• Cry1Ac (Bt protein)
• Cry1F (Bt protein)

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WideStrike® 3 Insect Protection

Improved control of cotton bollworm. WideStrike® 3 Insect Protection is the first three-gene Bt technology in cotton for better trait durability and resistance management. Our exclusive insect protection trait features three proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis(Bt):

• Cry1Ac (Bt protein)
• Cry1F (Bt protein)
• Vip3A (vegetative insecticidal Bt protein)

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®™Trademarks of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont or Pioneer and their affiliated companies or respective owners. Herculex Insect Protection technology by Dow AgroSciences and Pioneer Hi-Bred. ®PhytoGen and the PhytoGen Logo are trademarks of PhytoGen Seed Company, LLC. PhytoGen Seed Company is a joint venture between Mycogen Corporation, an affiliate of Dow AgroSciences LLC, and the J.G. Boswell Company. ®PowerCore and SmartStax are registered trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. Always follow IRM, grain marketing and all other stewardship practices and pesticide label directions. B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your seed representative for the registration status in your state. Enlist E3 soybeans were jointly developed by Dow AgroSciences and MS Technologies.