DuPont is honored to receive this award as it is further recognition from Agrow of the work we are doing to develop market-leading innovations to advance agriculture and help create a sustainable global food supply.
WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) September 22, 2016
DuPont has received a prestigious Agrow Award in the category of best new crop protection product for DuPont™ Zorvec™ disease control at the annual awards ceremony in London. Agrow is a leading provider of news, analysis and data to the global agriculture industry.
The Agrow Awards were developed to recognize excellence in the crop protection and production industries. Entries are evaluated using a wide range of criteria by an independent judging panel consisting of a group of experts from around the world.
“DuPont is honored to receive this award as it is further recognition from Agrow of the work we are doing to develop market-leading innovations to advance agriculture and help create a sustainable global food supply,” said Timothy P. Glenn, president of DuPont Crop Protection. “Our product and technology development efforts are driven by innovation to increase productivity for growers worldwide.”
DuPont Crop Protection has received a total of 21 Agrow Awards since the program’s inception in 2007. This year, DuPont Crop Protection received an award in the following category:
- Best New Crop Protection Product or Trait – This award was presented to the latest ground-breaking chemistry from the DuPont Crop Protection pipeline – DuPont™ Zorvec™ disease control. DuPont™ Zorvec™ is the first member of a new class of fungicides which represents a step change improvement in disease control for growers of potatoes, grapes, vegetables and other specialty crops. DuPont™ Zorvec™ offers an unmatched combination of consistency and control that will help growers improve yields, realize better quality and improved productivity for a more successful crop.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
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