AMES, Iowa — Corteva has joined the Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University as an industry partner. In this role, Corteva will have a seat on the ISRC’s industry advisory council, which provides recommendations on research priorities.
“It is wonderful to welcome Corteva as an industry partner with the center. We greatly appreciate their support of the center and our research activities,” said Greg Tylka, director of the Iowa Soybean Research Center and a professor of plant pathology and microbiology at Iowa State.
“As a long-time industry leader in soybean production research, they will provide valuable perspective and advice to the center and its activities,” said Tylka.
“Corteva will make a great addition to the public-private collaborations that the center is engaged in to meet the research, production and protection information needs of Iowa soybean farmers,” said Ed Anderson, senior director of research for the Iowa Soybean Association and chair of the Iowa Soybean Research Center’s industry advisory council.
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About the Iowa Soybean Research Center
The Iowa Soybean Research Center was established in 2014 by Iowa State University in partnership with the Iowa Soybean Association. The center was founded to increase soybean production and profitability for Iowa farmers through coordinated research efforts involving Iowa State, the Iowa Soybean Association and the private sector.
More information on becoming an industry partner of the Iowa Soybean Research Center is available by contacting center director Greg Tylka, (515) 294-0878 or ISRC@iastate.edu. More at www.iowasoybeancenter.org.