News Briefs March 4, 2019
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This week’s media briefs cover the real-time drone mapping through an agreement with DroneDeploy; a Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, pipeline update; a research collaboration with ZeaKal; and forage digestibility.
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Corteva Agriscience™ Teams with DroneDeploy to bring Real-Time Drone Mapping to its UAV Fleet
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, recently announced a global agreement with DroneDeploy to use DroneDeploy in its fleet of more than 400 DJI drones across the Company’s global Seed Production and Supply Chain, as well as its Pioneer Strategic Account Management and Agronomy teams in the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Europe.
The advanced mapping software from DroneDeploy combined with the expertise of Corteva Agriscience field teams offers immediate insights to diagnose and correct agronomic, disease or pest concerns, as well as to optimally place products…Read more
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and ZeaKal Announce R&D Collaboration
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and ZeaKal, a plant science innovator focused on improving agricultural productivity, through a strategic R&D collaboration, will advance ZeaKal’s innovative technology to help improve seed quality and increase crop yield by enhancing the photosynthetic capacity and efficiency of plants…Read more
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Provides Pipeline Update
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Chief Executive Officer-elect, Jim Collins, recently presented an update on Corteva Agriscience’s industry leading pipeline during the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture & Chemicals Conference. Collins also shared a view on the Company’s continued actions to accelerate its product launches and the strategic steps the Company is taking as it progresses toward the intended separation from DowDuPont on June 1, 2019.
“We are building a different kind of agriculture company – a technology company with the future of agriculture and the needs of society at the forefront of what we do,” Collins said. “We are building a pure-play agriculture company, with leading Seed and Crop Protection product portfolios, underpinned by digital capabilities and expertise that is differentiated in the way we innovate and go to market.”…Read more
Effect of Growing Environment on Digestibility of Forages
The digestibility of forage products is largely affected by the weather it is grown in and the environment in which it is stored. Digestibility is improved by increased sunlight during the growing season. Heat and moisture at the right times, in the right amount, are crucial to plant growth, but excess can be detrimental to digestibility.
Time in storage has no effect on improving the digestibility of a corn silage, but when it comes to starch, it does…Hear more