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News Briefs November 5, 2018

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Agronomy is always evolving. Each season brings new technology, management practices and products to consider. Pioneer continues to lead the way, helping growers make the right decisions for their operation. This week’s media briefs cover the benefits of rye cover crops, minimizing soil compaction, and fall potassium and phosphorus management. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 29, 2018

Published

The season doesn’t end with harvest, as growers remain in the field working on fall fertility, tillage and other post-harvest tasks with the help of Pioneer’s field agronomy team. This week’s media briefs cover temporarily storing corn grain, Dectes stem borer and post-harvest fall tillage setup. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 22, 2018

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Fields are drying out and growers are anxiously resuming harvest, providing food to the world. Last week, you saw the release of the Global Food Security Index report, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, which looks at the root causes of global food insecurity. Corteva Agriscience remains committed to global initiatives and sustainability to improve agriculture science, both at home and abroad. This week’s media briefs cover the effect of delayed corn harvest on yield, fall nitrogen considerations and soybeans anthracnose. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 15, 2018

Published

The wet weather has resulted in pod shattering in soybean fields that were mature and dry before the weather changed. A few adjustments should be made before harvesting those soybean fields. Pioneer’s team of agronomists are on-call and in the field day-in and day-out to help farmers manage whatever Mother Nature throws their way. This week’s media briefs cover yield loss from soybean pod shattering, corn stalk integrity and soybean sudden death syndrome. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 8, 2018

Published

Mother Nature won’t let up this season, leaving many growers with a series of choices that impact yield. Pioneer’s agronomists are out working with and advising growers, helping them achieve their best possible yields. This week’s media briefs cover late-season plant management, nitrogen applications during a wet season and finding black dust in corn fields. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 1, 2018

Published

Harvest 2018 isn’t in the books, but that won’t stop growers from planning for the 2019 growing season. Fall fertility programs and new products to protect and maximize grower investments are the forefront of most conversations, and Pioneer field agronomists are right there to answer whatever questions growers may have. This week’s media briefs cover maximizing manure applications, soybean stem canker and soybean quality. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs September 24, 2018

Published

Farmers don’t have an easy job. The to-do list is never-ending: select desirable hybrid and variety traits, manage a fertility program, scout and control weeds and pests. Not to mention reacting to Mother Nature’s curveballs. Fortunately, Pioneer’s dedicated local agronomists work directly with growers to provide solid agronomic knowledge so they can succeed year-after-year. This week’s media briefs cover Pioneer® brand A-series soybeans Big A Challenge, potassium removal and understanding corn kernel drydown.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and CHS Inc. Announce 2019 Program for Pioneer® brand Plenish® High Oleic Soybeans

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CHS Inc. (CHS) will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans for 2019 production.

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News Briefs September 17, 2018

Published

It’s an irony many growers have experienced: a great start to the season can be as much a curse as a blessing. The same early-season conditions that position crops for a great yield make them vulnerable to later stressors when their energy needs peak. This week’s media briefs cover soybean waterhemp control, corn development and stalk assessment, and preparing for an early harvest.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Make “A” Big Splash with the Big A Challenge

Published

Des Moines, IA, Sept. 12, 2018 — Just like Pioneer® brand A-Series soybeans are next-generation varieties helping growers achieve the highest yield potential on their farm, FFA helps the next generation of growers meet tomorrow’s challenges head on. Together, they are teaming up for the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge.

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News Briefs November 5, 2018

Published

Agronomy is always evolving. Each season brings new technology, management practices and products to consider. Pioneer continues to lead the way, helping growers make the right decisions for their operation. This week’s media briefs cover the benefits of rye cover crops, minimizing soil compaction, and fall potassium and phosphorus management. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 29, 2018

Published

The season doesn’t end with harvest, as growers remain in the field working on fall fertility, tillage and other post-harvest tasks with the help of Pioneer’s field agronomy team. This week’s media briefs cover temporarily storing corn grain, Dectes stem borer and post-harvest fall tillage setup. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 22, 2018

Published

Fields are drying out and growers are anxiously resuming harvest, providing food to the world. Last week, you saw the release of the Global Food Security Index report, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, which looks at the root causes of global food insecurity. Corteva Agriscience remains committed to global initiatives and sustainability to improve agriculture science, both at home and abroad. This week’s media briefs cover the effect of delayed corn harvest on yield, fall nitrogen considerations and soybeans anthracnose. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 15, 2018

Published

The wet weather has resulted in pod shattering in soybean fields that were mature and dry before the weather changed. A few adjustments should be made before harvesting those soybean fields. Pioneer’s team of agronomists are on-call and in the field day-in and day-out to help farmers manage whatever Mother Nature throws their way. This week’s media briefs cover yield loss from soybean pod shattering, corn stalk integrity and soybean sudden death syndrome. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 8, 2018

Published

Mother Nature won’t let up this season, leaving many growers with a series of choices that impact yield. Pioneer’s agronomists are out working with and advising growers, helping them achieve their best possible yields. This week’s media briefs cover late-season plant management, nitrogen applications during a wet season and finding black dust in corn fields. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs October 1, 2018

Published

Harvest 2018 isn’t in the books, but that won’t stop growers from planning for the 2019 growing season. Fall fertility programs and new products to protect and maximize grower investments are the forefront of most conversations, and Pioneer field agronomists are right there to answer whatever questions growers may have. This week’s media briefs cover maximizing manure applications, soybean stem canker and soybean quality. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs September 24, 2018

Published

Farmers don’t have an easy job. The to-do list is never-ending: select desirable hybrid and variety traits, manage a fertility program, scout and control weeds and pests. Not to mention reacting to Mother Nature’s curveballs. Fortunately, Pioneer’s dedicated local agronomists work directly with growers to provide solid agronomic knowledge so they can succeed year-after-year. This week’s media briefs cover Pioneer® brand A-series soybeans Big A Challenge, potassium removal and understanding corn kernel drydown.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs September 17, 2018

Published

It’s an irony many growers have experienced: a great start to the season can be as much a curse as a blessing. The same early-season conditions that position crops for a great yield make them vulnerable to later stressors when their energy needs peak. This week’s media briefs cover soybean waterhemp control, corn development and stalk assessment, and preparing for an early harvest.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs September 10, 2018

Published

Rain, rain go away; at least until after harvest. It has been an exceptionally wet few weeks across the Midwest, slowing down many growers hoping to harvest in early September. This week’s media briefs cover soybean lodging, weed and insect control, shifting SCN resistance and AcreFLEX.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs September 4, 2018

Published

Farm Progress Show 2018 has come and gone. We got a bit muddy, busted myths and set records. It was a great show.

Want to speak with an expert on anything you might have missed during the Farm Progress Show? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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More News Briefs

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and CHS Inc. Announce 2019 Program for Pioneer® brand Plenish® High Oleic Soybeans

Published

CHS Inc. (CHS) will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans for 2019 production.

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Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Make “A” Big Splash with the Big A Challenge

Published

Des Moines, IA, Sept. 12, 2018 — Just like Pioneer® brand A-Series soybeans are next-generation varieties helping growers achieve the highest yield potential on their farm, FFA helps the next generation of growers meet tomorrow’s challenges head on. Together, they are teaming up for the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge.

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UniPro Foodservice Inc. and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Introduce Versa™ Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying Oil for Food Service

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ATLANTA, GA and DES MOINES, IA, July 19, 2018 — UniPro Foodservice Inc. and Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, today announced the introduction of UniPro’s new, high-performance soybean oil known as Versa Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying Oil.

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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Showcases Pollinator Demonstration Garden

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, June 19, 2018 — Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, brand products are synonymous with crops. However, it may come as a surprise that many agricultural crops are dependent on bees, moths and other insects and animals to help pollinate those crops. To celebrate National Pollinator Week and support pollinator health, employees at the Johnston, Iowa Corteva Agriscience campus are gathering on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to construct a Pollinator Demonstration Garden. A brief program will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. As part of the festivities, First Gentleman Kevin Reynolds, husband of Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, will be on hand to help plant the garden and to promote his pollinator health and habitat platform.

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S.A.V.E. Farm, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Work to Help Veterans

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MANHATTAN, Kan., June 19, 2018 — With more than two million service members transitioning from the U.S. Armed Forces back to civilian life, the Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education, or S.A.V.E. Farm, aims to bridge the gap between that workforce and the aging population of most American farmers. To aid the nonprofit in creating programs that provide agricultural training, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is sponsoring a half-day workshop Friday, June 22, 2018.

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DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Discovers Trends in Optimum Plant Density and Yield Gains

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Des Moines, Iowa, June 6, 2018 — Analysis of 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant density increased, the range for maximizing corn yields also widened. This means modern hybrids benefit from increased plant populations without the previous instability that resulted from higher populations. Study findings show a 53 bu/A yield increase.

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Sukup Manufacturing Wins InnovationLEADER Award Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont

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Des Moines, Iowa, May 29, 2018 — Sukup Manufacturing Co., based in Sheffield, Iowa, was awarded the 2018 innovationLEADER Award. The award is designed by the Des Moines Business Record, and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, to recognize an Iowa business or organization for its culture of innovation and revolutionary ideas. Steve Sukup, chief financial officer, Sukup Manufacturing, accepted the award on Thursday, May 24, 2018, as part of the innovationIOWA awards banquet held at the Carver Center on the Johnston, Iowa campus of Corteva Agriscience.

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South Dakota Grower Breaks State Yield Record with Pioneer® P1366AM™ Brand Corn

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DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 9, 2018 - The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced on December 18, 2017, that Steve Hagena, a resident of Davis, South Dakota, set a new state corn yield record with 312 bushels per acre using Pioneer® P1366AM brand corn.

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DuPont Pioneer, Perdue AgriBusiness Announce Expansion of 2018 High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program

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DES MOINES, Iowa, and SALISBURY, MD., Dec. 20, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer and Perdue AgriBusiness announced plans to increase acreage of Pioneer® brand Plenish®high oleic soybeans in Mid-Atlantic regions including Maryland, Delaware, southeast Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and western Virginia for 2018 production.

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Growers Planting Pioneer® Brand Sorghum Hybrids Win 18 National, 82 State Categories in 2017 NSP Yield Contest

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DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 19, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer congratulates growers who placed in 18 of the 24 national categories in the 2017 National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield and Management Contest with Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids. Growers who planted Pioneer brand sorghum hybrids won 6 of 10 first-place, national category finishes.

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