Get More Ethanol Options With MYCOGEN® Brand Highly Fermentable Corn Hybrids

INDIANAPOLIS –– October 16, 2007 –– Growers can now get higher ethanol production and profit opportunities with MYCOGEN® brand highly fermentable corn hybrids. To help meet the increasing demand for ethanol, the Mycogen Seeds ethanol product lineup features superior yield protection technologies such as HERCULEX® XTRA Insect Protection and the latest in weed control options.

“As industry projections predict the demand for corn for ethanol to more than double in the next decade, growers need to arm themselves with high-yielding and highly fermentable corn hybrids. We have a full lineup of highly fermentable corn hybrids with powerful traits to protect growers’ yield all season long,” says Dave Schumacher, Marketing Specialist, Mycogen Seeds.

Growing MYCOGEN brand highly fermentable corn hybrids can offer growers many potential benefits including competitive agronomics and increased yield. The MYCOGEN brand ethanol product lineup provides growers with more ethanol production per acre and access to superior in-plant traits including products stacked with HERCULEX XTRA.

In addition, many of the corn hybrids in the ethanol lineup also meet the Processor Preferred® standard for ethanol production.

For more information about the ethanol corn hybrid lineup or other MYCOGEN® brand products, growers may contact their local Mycogen Seeds dealer or sales representative.

Mycogen Seeds is a retail seed company of Dow AgroSciences LLC and a developer and marketer of leading grain corn hybrids, the market leader in SILAGE-SPECIFIC™ corn hybrids and

sunflower hybrids, as well as an industry leader in canola, alfalfa, soybeans and sorghum. For more information on MYCOGEN brand products, visit

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