Dow AgroSciences and DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred have resolved a dispute regarding the marketing of certain corn seed products sold through Pioneer’s PROaccess business unit. As part of the resolution, Pioneer will continue to distribute products through its PROaccess business unit, with modified packaging. Further details were not disclosed.
Growers play a critical role in improving productivity in agriculture. Helping growers meet those goals is clearly a priority for both companies. This settlement illustrates how trait and germplasm developers can cooperate to enable independent seed companies and others to provide creative productivity-enhancing solutions to the farmer.