Press Release •  10/14/2019

Corteva Agriscience to Participate in 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium.

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WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 14, 2019 – James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience, will participate in two panel discussions at the 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa.

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Collins will share an update on the company’s work to collaborate with others worldwide to develop and deploy agriscience and ingenuity to capture carbon. Collins will join other executives during the mainstage panel discussion Facing the Greatest Challenge of Our Time: Agriculture's Role in Impacting Climate Change. His presentation follows up on last year’s announcement that the company would be convening stakeholders in business, government, academic and the NGO communities, among others, on the forefront of advancing agricultural sustainability.

Then, on Thursday, Oct. 17, Collins will participate in the mainstage panel discussion Food Security in the Next Decade: The Power of the Private Sector. He will explain how a secure food system is a sustainable food system - one that puts the health of farmers, consumers and the planet at the center of all our activities.

In addition, Neal Gutterson, Corteva Agriscience Chief Technology Officer, will host the final day of the Global Youth Institute. Two hundred exceptional student delegates from around the world will present papers on a critical aspect of food security and discuss their findings with international experts and their peers in roundtable discussions.

Learn more about the Global Youth Institute and The World Food Prize at                      

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

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