Today, Corteva AgriscienceTM became a standalone company completing the spin-off from DowDuPontTM by ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. National Corn Growers Association President Lynn Chrisp was in attendance, with senior leaders from Corteva and other agriculture commodity representatives.
“We congratulate Corteva AgriscienceTM on becoming a standalone company and look forward to our continued partnership moving forward,” said NCGA President Lynn Chrisp. “We’ve been fortunate to have their support for a number of our programs over the years and will work closely with Corteva on issues and programs important to U.S. corn farmers.”
Corteva has been a sponsor of leadership development and sustainability programs and is a vital sponsor of NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest and Commodity Classic.
“As Corteva Agriscience™ has made its journey to this important milestone, we have greatly appreciated the National Corn Grower Association’s advice, input and continued collaboration,” said Judd O’Connor, President, U.S. Business for Corteva Agriscience. “As a U.S.-based company, we will continue to stand alongside NCGA in working to help support the success of U.S. farmers.”
Corteva’s corporate headquarters are in Wilmington, Delaware, with global business centers in Johnston, Iowa and Indianapolis, Indiana. You can learn more about Corteva’s product offerings by going to their website at www.corteva.com.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
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