«The Enlist system of new features and advanced herbicides with Conkesta is the most complete and effective line of weed and insect control. We are pleased to be licensing these innovative technologies based on our strategy to ensure wide availability for U.S. farmers who need this technology to further increase their productivity,» said Joe Vertin, Global General Manager, Enlist Weed Control System, Dow AgroSciences. Producers must sign the US03 version of the Syngenta Seeds, LLC Stewardship Agreement and have it on the electronic version. This agreement was recently updated in October 2019, so please check the latest version to keep up to date with all syngenta trust requirements. Davor Pisk, Chief Operating Officer, Syngenta, said: «This agreement is further confirmation of the value of Syngenta`s innovative GM property portfolio and biotech capabilities. Creating added value by outsourcing features and integrating advanced technologies into our own brand offering will be an important driver to improve the profitability of our Seeds portfolio. Syngenta is a leading agricultural company that contributes to improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Thanks to world-class science and innovative plant solutions, our 28,000 people in more than 90 countries are working to transform plant cultivation. We are committed to saving land from degradation, improving biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. For more information, see www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter® on www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.
Bruno Carette, CEO of Limagrain Field Seeds, said: «Limagrain, through its holding company Vilmorin Co., sees this global traditional licensing agreement with Syngenta as a powerful addition to its Field Seeds product portfolio for established and future GM maize markets. The ability to combine the most competitive proprietary germ sprouts with the GM properties of Genective and Syngenta will increase the options offered to our corn customers worldwide. Making these alternative options available is at the heart of our vision to help maize producers cope with future production challenges. » – KWS and Limagrain today granted syngenta Syngenta Syngenta`s portfolio of maize properties an extension of the licensed cooperation with KWS and Limagrain and their joint ventures AgReliant and Genective. The new agreement has a construction period of 20 years and includes AgReliant`s North American business and the individual operations of both companies outside North America. As part of this agreement, Syngenta will grant global rights to its current and future portfolio of genetically modified maize properties. Syngenta receives a down payment of $200 million, as well as future licensing fees and milestone payments, based on regulatory approvals. Hagen Duenbostel, CEO of KWS SAAT SE, said: «As an independent seed company, our greatest desire has always been to provide the best products to the farmer. With this renewed agreement, we will be able to meet the requirements of our customers, based on the global power of our corn keimplasmas and a wide range of competitive properties of genetically modified maize that provide sustainable solutions.
In addition, the agreement allows Genective to continue its open architectural strategy, combining its own GM corn characteristics with the main industry feature platforms. Breeders who plant hybrids with agrisure® insect-resistant properties (Bt) must sign a Syngenta Seeds, LLC Stewardship Agreement.