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The Wellington-Greer Fire Protection District recently received a $2,500 donation from Corteva Agriscience. Pictured are: Trustee Nick Adsit, volunteer firemen Ben Ravens and Brett Rush, Cory Bushong, Tyler Adsit and Steve Bruens Sr.

WELLINGTON, IL – Wellington-Greer Fire Protection District recently announced that Corteva Agriscience donated $2,500 toward new turn out gear as part of their company sponsorship program.

“We are extremely grateful for the donation to go toward the purchase of new turn out gear for the department,” Nick Adsit, Wellington-Greer Fire Protection District Trustee, said.

The Wellington-Greer Fire Protection District is a rural fire department with 16 volunteer firemen serving the townships of Lovejoy and Prairie Greern located in Iroquois County.

Corteva makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the company and employees. Consideration for outreach grants is given to communities where Corteva sales representatives, farmer dealers, employees and customers live and work and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.

Corteva Agriscience is a publicly-traded, global, pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry: including a balanced and diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions focused on maximizing productivity to enhance yield and profitability. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and an industry-leading product and technology pipeline well-positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019 and was previously the Agriculture Division of Dow DuPont. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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