FMC Corporation signs agreements with Corteva Agriscience to supply growers with insecticides for seed treatment


PHILADELPHIA CREAM, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / –

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), a leading global agricultural science company, announced multi-year agreements with Corteva Agriscience to continue supplying Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® active in Corteva for seed treatment products. These multi-year agreements extend the existing global collaboration between the two companies.

Insecticides applied to seeds fed by Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® The assets help growers protect their seed investment from major pests, resulting in improved yields and higher quality crops. Corteva is a leader in the development and supply of commercial seeds combining advanced genetic material and novel traits.

“These agreements are another example of FMC’s commitment to ensuring that producers have access to advanced crop protection products from patent protected and qualified sources,” said Diane Allemang, vice president and chief marketing officer of FMC. “Collaborations with companies such as Corteva are an important part of FMC’s diamide growth strategy. Corteva’s expertise in seed treatment, along with its commitment to management and innovation, will support the continued expansion of our Rynaxypyr.® and Cyazypyr® active in the world. ”

FMC has continued to cultivate diamides significantly since their acquisition in late 2017. The company works with dozens of crop protection companies to provide growers around the world with its advanced insecticide technology. Products containing Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® assets are registered in more than 120 countries for use on hundreds of crops.

About FMC

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural science company dedicated to helping producers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for a growing global population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC’s innovative crop protection solutions – including organics, crop nutrition, digital and precision farming – empower growers, crop advisors, and lawn and pest management professionals to tackle their most difficult challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 locations worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are always better for the planet. . Visit fmc.com to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn® and Twitter®.

FMC, the FMC logo, Rynaxypyr, and Cyazypyr are registered trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliated company. Always read and follow all label directions, restrictions, and precautions. The products listed here may not be registered for sale or use in all states, countries, or jurisdictions.

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