Corteva, BASF, and MS Technologies bringing nematode resistant E3 soybeans to market

Corteva Agriscience, BASF, and MS Technologies are entering into a trait licensing agreement to bring nematode resistant Enlist soybeans to market.

Mike Dillon with Corteva says the next generation E3 soybean will feature BASF’s transgenic trait for nematode control.

“Parties got together and worked through it and said this is a good thing for farmers, it’s going to broaden protection (and) give farmers more flexibility and more options. And at the end of the day, that is what’s important.”

He tells Brownfield soybean cyst nematode accounts for more than $1 billion in economic losses for U.S.