With blistering heat blanketing much of Iowa in late July and early August and drought conditions worsening, farmers may be interested in a newer technology that can bring relief to drought-stressed fields and maximize yield potentials.

“The drought monitor maps are continuously getting a little more red,” said Ryan Ridder, U.S. product manager of biologicals and fungicides at Corteva Agriscience. “We don’t like to see that.

“There’s some pretty serious drought going on, especially in our row crop spaces.”

A new biological product from Corteva called Sosdia Stress protects row crops from environmentally stressful situations like drought, heat, excess...