Dow AgroSciences Canada is a research-based, agricultural sciences company with a diverse product portfolio including weed, insect, and disease management for crops, range and pasture, forestry and industrial vegetation management. The company also has significant investments in plant genetics and biotechnology platforms in canola and corn which focus on a range of input production traits and value-added quality traits. Established field research capabilities across Western and Eastern Canada include a canola breeding station and global trait research facility in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and a corn breeding station at St. Mary’s Ontario. Significant research and commercial development alliances in Canada include the National Research Council’s Plan Biotechnology Institute in Saskatoon, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc. is an affiliate of Dow AgroSciences LLC, a $3.4-billion global company based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dow AgroSciences LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. For more information visit www.dowagro.ca.
Dow AgroSciences looks at participation with ASTech as a key investment in the well-being of our community. Society is an enormous beneficiary of the outputs of science and technology, but often, these benefits are just taken for granted. ASTech inspires us to sit up and take notice, and afford us the opportunity to celebrate some of the astounding efforts and results that the technologists and scientists of our region are realizing every day.
Dow AgroSciences sponsors the Innovation in Agricultural Science Award which provides a $10,000 cash prize to the winner.