In Puerto Rico, Corteva services one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy: agriculture biotechnology.
Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. By combining the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences, we've harnessed agriculture's brightest minds and expertise gained over two centuries of scientific achievement to enrich the lives of producers and consumers.
To enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.
We are driven by our beliefs and our purpose, which is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.
We commit to enhancing lives and the land. As leaders, we pursue a purpose which goes beyond our immediate interests to benefit society.
We are leaders and act boldly. We assert ourselves as an industry leader who steps out to move agriculture forward.
We innovate relentlessly. We accelerate our pace of innovation to create solutions that will deliver abundant high-quality food, now and for the future.
We grow by working together. We embrace diversity and collaboration in order to build one company and reach out across the food system, creating shared value.
We always do what's right. As a market leader, we maintain high ethical standards and conduct business safely and transparently.
Corteva Agriscience began operations in Salinas in 1987.
Over the years, our operations in Salinas and Aibonito have expanded. We now grow corn, soybeans, sorghum, and cotton seeds, to discover and develop sustainable solutions that will help producers grow successfully, now and in the future.
The parental seeds grown at our sites are sent to the United States and then distributed to Corteva Agriscience field stations all over the world.
Corteva Agriscience develops leading-edge crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions to meet the challenges of a growing world. Today, Corteva Agriscience is the largest pure play agricultural company in the world.
Agricultural biologists and scientists are constantly working to find sustainable solutions to combat world hunger.
One of the fastest growing sectors in the economy of Puerto Rico is the agriculture biotechnology. Puerto Rico offers many advantages, including: skilled and professional workforce, soil quality, rapid transit system, agricultural academic research centers, protection of intellectual property, and good environmental conditions throughout the year. The Ag sector accounts for 18 percent of all agricultural employment on the island, with more than 2,500 employees, estimated on the island that represents a $ 75 million economic impact annually.