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2011 News Releases

December 2011

December 15, 2011
DuPont and Rosetta Green Sign Research Agreement to Identify Drought Tolerance Genes in Corn and Soybeans
Collaboration Aims to Identify Additional Modes of Action for Drought Tolerance »

November 2011

November 21, 2011
DuPont and Evogene Enter Multiyear Collaboration for Soybean Rust Resistance
Collaboration Expands Existing Relationship to Address Important Soybean Traits »

October 2011

October 31, 2011
7 Billion Reasons the World Needs Science-Powered Innovation
Population Milestone Highlights Increased Need for Global Collaboration; DuPont’s Global Collaboratory and National Geographic Population App Point to Challenges and Solutions »

October 26, 2011
DuPont and Plant Sensory Systems Collaborate to Increase Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Corn
Exclusive Access to New Early Stage Leads in Corn Will Drive Sustainable Productivity Improvements »

October 18, 2011
DuPont Asserts Patent Infringement Claims Against Monsanto
DuPont Will Aggressively Protect Valid Patents »

October 14, 2011
DuPont Business Pioneer Hi-Bred & Pannar Seed Disappointed by South Africa Decision to Reject Partnership
DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred and Pannar Seed expressed regret that the South African Competition Tribunal denied approval to implement their agreement for Pioneer to purchase a majority share of Pannar. »

October 13, 2011
DuPont CEO Calls for Science, Collaboration to Address Food Security at World Food Prize
Kullman States Ending Hunger is Not Just an Agriculture Issue »

September 2011

September 19, 2011
DuPont Presents Grant to Iowa State University for Corn Breeding Faculty Position
Program Supports Education of Future Corn Plant Breeders »

August 2011

August 16, 2011
DuPont and LANGEBIO Collaborate on Plant Growth and Productivity Research
Public-Private Partnership Will Improve Agriculture Productivity Through New Scientific Advancements »

June 2011

June 7, 2011
Feeding 9 Billion People by 2050 Requires Unprecedented Collaboration Now, Says DuPont Advisory Committee
Report Calls for Focus on Increasing Productivity, Food Access and Sustainability »

May 2011

May 16, 2011
DuPont and Biotique Systems Enter Research Alliance
Research Collaboration to Accelerate Agricultural Crop Improvement »

May 4, 2011
Howard G. Buffett Foundation Teams with DuPont and The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to Deliver Nutritionally Enhanced Sorghum to Africa
Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum Closer to Underserved Communities »

April 2011

April 18, 2011
Bayer CropScience and DuPont Announce Canola Trait Licensing Agreement
New Offerings to Expand Canola Grower Choices »

April 13, 2011
DuPont Supports U.S. Renewable Fuels Standard, U.S. Senate Committee is Told
Stable Energy Policies Needed to Ensure Full Commercialization of Advanced Biofuels Technologies »

February 2011

February 22, 2011
DuPont and Advanta Collaborate on Sorghum Traits and Technology
Research Collaboration Will Strengthen Sorghum Offering for Growers »

February 17, 2011
DuPont to Expand Agricultural Research Program
$50 Million Delaware Investment in Advanced Soybean Genetics Supports Company Strategy to Increase Food Productivity for a Growing Global Population »

January 2011

January 28, 2011
DuPont Chair & CEO: Industrial Biotechnology and Innovation Can Address Challenges Presented from Global Population Growth
Collaboration is Critical to Advance New Bio-Based Technologies »

January 9, 2011
DuPont to Acquire Danisco for $6.3 Billion
Would Create a World Leader in Industrial Biotechnology »

January 5, 2011
New DuPont Innovation to Deliver Corn Yield Advantages in Water-Limited Environments
Optimum® AQUAmax™ Hybrids Allow Growers to Minimize Risk, Maximize Productivity »