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DowDuPont announced Corteva as the name for its merged agribusiness in February 2018, ahead of its planned June 2019 spinoff. (Lisa Guenther photo)

Corteva cleared for spinoff

The combined agriculture businesses of Dow Chemical and DuPont have cleared the last of their regulatory hurdles to go ahead with their formal June 1 spinoff. The Delaware-based agribusiness, under the name Corteva, Inc., is scheduled to begin “when-issued” trading on the NYSE on May 24, and “regular way” trading on June 3, under the […] Read more


U.S. court upholds Enlist Duo registration

An appeals court has rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) move to overturn its own registration for Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide combo. The EPA in November had sought court approval to withdraw its previous registration for the proprietary glyphosate/2,4-D combination. The agency said it wanted to re-examine the product, which Enlist varieties of […] Read more

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U.S. EPA asks court to pull registration for Enlist Duo

UPDATED, Nov. 25, 2015 — Chicago | Reuters — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking court approval to withdraw registration of Dow AgroSciences’ herbicide Enlist Duo, as the agency studies new information regarding the product’s impact on non-target plants, according to court documents filed late Tuesday. The EPA approved the herbicide for sale […] Read more

U.S. EPA approves Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide for GM soy, corn

Reuters — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave final approval on Wednesday to a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences, ordering a series of restrictions to address potential environmental and health hazards. The EPA said it was applying “first-time-ever restrictions” on its approval of the herbicide, Enlist Duo, which is designed to be used with […] Read more