Press Release •  12/19/2019

Corteva Agriscience Delivers New Broad-spectrum Vegetation Management Tool

TerraVue™ Herbicide Offers Advanced Weed and Brush Control with Selectivity to Desirable Species

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2019 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unconditionally registered TerraVue herbicide from Corteva Agriscience for the 2020 season. Use sites include, but are not limited to, roadsides, utility rights-of-way, natural areas and wildlife management areas, including grazed areas in and around these sites.

TerraVue features Rinskor active, a new active ingredient in the vegetation management (VM) market, designed to deliver superior weed and brush control with tolerance to grasses, forbs, shrubs and other desirable plants. That combination provides two-fold advantages to vegetation managers.

TerraVue Herbicide Logo

“The excellent selectivity of TerraVue to desirable species such as grasses and forbs helps create a natural barrier against incompatible or invasive species, which can reduce future maintenance costs on areas like rights-of-way,” said John Kalthoff, Marketing Category Lead, Land Management, Corteva Agriscience. “It also helps improve biodiversity on managed lands, making them more attractive for a variety of wildlife species, including critical species of pollinators.”

TerraVue is labeled to control more than 140 broadleaf weed species as well as multiple woody plant species. Rinskor active, recipient of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Award, partners with the proven active aminopyralid, to deliver TerraVue features including:

–      Low use rate
–      Low-odor formulation
–      Ability to use on grazed areas
–      Flexibility across use sites
–      Season-long residual control
–      Low volatility
–      Safety to desirable grasses, forbs and shrubs
–      Two active ingredients classified as reduced risk under the EPA’s Conventional Reduced Risk Pesticide Program

“Corteva has a rich history of bringing innovative herbicide solutions to market that better serve the unique needs of the vegetation management industry,” Kalthoff said. “TerraVue herbicide is the new centerpiece of a robust portfolio of VM herbicides from Corteva and will provide vegetation managers with almost unlimited flexibility in how they manage use sites.”

TerraVue herbicide will be available to vegetation managers for the 2020 application season.     

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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 www.corteva.com.

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Label precautions apply to forage treated with TerraVue and to manure and urine from animals that have consumed treated forage. Consult the label for full details.

™ ® Trademarks of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont or Pioneer, and their affiliated companies or their respective owners. Rinskor and TerraVue are not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Always read and follow label directions.

Contacts

Kacey Birchmier
Corteva Agriscience
515-535-6149
Kacey.birchmier@corteva.com

Luke Kujath
Bader Rutter
262-751-5109
Lkujath@bader-rutter.com