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News Briefs November 13, 2017

Published

Harvest results are in and once again DuPont Pioneer products are second to none. In this week’s briefs, we look at which Pioneer brand products shone the brightest, ways to increase soybean yields, crop protection planning for 2018 and ways to track nearby yields.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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Pioneer Brand Corn, Soybean Products Excel in 2017 Harvest

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer’s commitment to bringing growers the best possible products has been validated, once again, in the weigh wagon. With outstanding yield advantages from products like the world-record setting Pioneer®brand P1197 family of products, and Pioneer® variety 31A22X, growers throughout the United States are reaping the benefits of Pioneer’s investment in research, breeding and local testing.

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Arysta LifeScience and DuPont to Collaborate in Global Seed Treatment Deal

Published

CARY, N.C. and JOHNSTON, IOWA (7 November 2017) — Arysta LifeScience, a Platform Specialty Products Company (NYSE:PAH), recently announced that it has initiated a long-term global strategic collaboration with DuPont. Arysta LifeScience will supply to DuPont Crop Protection, a business unit of DowDuPont Agriculture Division, an innovative fungicide technology with an initial focus on corn and soybean seed applied products. Concurrently, DuPont will acquire rights to register, develop and commercialize seed applied products through its seed brands, to third-party seed companies, and ag retailers globally, that include Arysta LifeScience technology. Both companies intend to extend the collaboration to the development of additional products for other crops.

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News Briefs November 6, 2017

Published

November is here and, while harvest results continue to pour in, DuPont Pioneer and growers alike are turning an eye toward 2018. In this week’s briefs, we cover how Pioneer wants to engage the public on genetically edited crops, the NAFB Trade Talk in Kansas City and how to get a jump start on the 2018 growing season.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs October 30, 2017

Published

DuPont Pioneer is always striving to advance the ag industry, whether it be through outstanding genetics or innovations in management. Read about a collaboration with WinField United to offer phytophthora protection, the success of small farms with a focus on science and more in this week’s briefs.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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DuPont Pioneer, CHS Announce 2018 High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program for Minnesota and Iowa

Published

DuPont Pioneer and CHS Inc. (CHS) announced today that CHS Processing and Food Ingredients will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybeans for 2018 production in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. This is the second year CHS is contracting soybeans to be processed at its Fairmont, Minn., plant, increasing grower access to this value-added market opportunity.

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News Briefs October 23, 2017

Published

During last week’s World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, DuPont Pioneer announced several collaborations that showcase its efforts to improve food production locally and around the world. Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property, and Pioneer is providing the Danforth Plant Science Center access to IP technologies for using CRISPR-Cas. 

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DuPont Pioneer and Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard Join Forces to Enable Democratic Access to CRISPR Licensing in Agriculture

Published

DuPont Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard announced today that they have reached an agreement to jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property under their respective control for use in commercial agricultural research and product development. These two major CRISPR-Cas9 license holders are coming together with the shared goal of enabling all entities wanting to apply the technology for agricultural applications with a full range of CRISPR-Cas9 tools. Such foundational intellectual property (IP) for CRISPR-Cas9 technology will be freely available to universities and nonprofit organizations for academic research. Pioneer is a business unit of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™.

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DuPont Pioneer and Danforth Center Collaborate to Apply Cutting-edge Technologies to Improve Crops for Smallholder Farmers

Published

DuPont Pioneer and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (Danforth Center) have entered into a multiyear public/private partnership, including licensing and research collaboration agreements. The goal is to jointly develop improved food security crops.

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News Briefs October 16, 2017

Published

As growers focus on harvest and ways to improve their practices for 2018, DuPont Pioneer is right there with them. This week’s briefs provide advice for getting the most out of your yield data, best practices for fall applied nitrogen, efforts to improve CRISPR-Cas and recent breakthroughs for wheat breeding.

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News Briefs November 13, 2017

Published

Harvest results are in and once again DuPont Pioneer products are second to none. In this week’s briefs, we look at which Pioneer brand products shone the brightest, ways to increase soybean yields, crop protection planning for 2018 and ways to track nearby yields.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs November 6, 2017

Published

November is here and, while harvest results continue to pour in, DuPont Pioneer and growers alike are turning an eye toward 2018. In this week’s briefs, we cover how Pioneer wants to engage the public on genetically edited crops, the NAFB Trade Talk in Kansas City and how to get a jump start on the 2018 growing season.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs October 30, 2017

Published

DuPont Pioneer is always striving to advance the ag industry, whether it be through outstanding genetics or innovations in management. Read about a collaboration with WinField United to offer phytophthora protection, the success of small farms with a focus on science and more in this week’s briefs.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs October 23, 2017

Published

During last week’s World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, DuPont Pioneer announced several collaborations that showcase its efforts to improve food production locally and around the world. Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property, and Pioneer is providing the Danforth Plant Science Center access to IP technologies for using CRISPR-Cas. 

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News Briefs October 16, 2017

Published

As growers focus on harvest and ways to improve their practices for 2018, DuPont Pioneer is right there with them. This week’s briefs provide advice for getting the most out of your yield data, best practices for fall applied nitrogen, efforts to improve CRISPR-Cas and recent breakthroughs for wheat breeding.

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News Briefs October 9, 2017

Published

We continue our harvest theme in this week’s briefs. Read about the drawbacks of harvesting soybeans that are too dry, whether corn still has time to dry in the field, what affects grain quality and the unwavering commitment of DuPont Pioneer to Agribusiness. 

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs October 2, 2017

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Growers are measuring yields and making decisions for 2018. This week’s briefs cover improvements in soybean yields, conditions for a big corn harvest, managing grain moisture for dividends and weed management. 

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs September 25, 2017

Published

Combines are beginning to roll in many parts of the country, while others wait patiently for their crops to mature enough for harvest. In this week’s briefs, we cover the state of both corn and soybeans, as well as any issues that may affect yields.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs September 18, 2017

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DuPont Pioneer employees and volunteers went south to lend a helping hand to farmers affected by hurricane Harvey, coining it #ProudToBeAFarmer. This week’s media briefs cover that and more.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs September 11, 2017

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As the season turns toward harvest, so is attention to the 2018 season. This week’s briefs discuss how hybrid selection can make a difference, the shift away from trans fats in soybeans and more. 

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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Pioneer Brand Corn, Soybean Products Excel in 2017 Harvest

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer’s commitment to bringing growers the best possible products has been validated, once again, in the weigh wagon. With outstanding yield advantages from products like the world-record setting Pioneer®brand P1197 family of products, and Pioneer® variety 31A22X, growers throughout the United States are reaping the benefits of Pioneer’s investment in research, breeding and local testing.

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Arysta LifeScience and DuPont to Collaborate in Global Seed Treatment Deal

Published

CARY, N.C. and JOHNSTON, IOWA (7 November 2017) — Arysta LifeScience, a Platform Specialty Products Company (NYSE:PAH), recently announced that it has initiated a long-term global strategic collaboration with DuPont. Arysta LifeScience will supply to DuPont Crop Protection, a business unit of DowDuPont Agriculture Division, an innovative fungicide technology with an initial focus on corn and soybean seed applied products. Concurrently, DuPont will acquire rights to register, develop and commercialize seed applied products through its seed brands, to third-party seed companies, and ag retailers globally, that include Arysta LifeScience technology. Both companies intend to extend the collaboration to the development of additional products for other crops.

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DuPont Pioneer, CHS Announce 2018 High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program for Minnesota and Iowa

Published

DuPont Pioneer and CHS Inc. (CHS) announced today that CHS Processing and Food Ingredients will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybeans for 2018 production in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. This is the second year CHS is contracting soybeans to be processed at its Fairmont, Minn., plant, increasing grower access to this value-added market opportunity.

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DuPont Pioneer and Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard Join Forces to Enable Democratic Access to CRISPR Licensing in Agriculture

Published

DuPont Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard announced today that they have reached an agreement to jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property under their respective control for use in commercial agricultural research and product development. These two major CRISPR-Cas9 license holders are coming together with the shared goal of enabling all entities wanting to apply the technology for agricultural applications with a full range of CRISPR-Cas9 tools. Such foundational intellectual property (IP) for CRISPR-Cas9 technology will be freely available to universities and nonprofit organizations for academic research. Pioneer is a business unit of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™.

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DuPont Pioneer and Danforth Center Collaborate to Apply Cutting-edge Technologies to Improve Crops for Smallholder Farmers

Published

DuPont Pioneer and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (Danforth Center) have entered into a multiyear public/private partnership, including licensing and research collaboration agreements. The goal is to jointly develop improved food security crops.

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DuPont Pioneer and CasZyme Collaborating to Advance New CRISPR-Cas Gene-Editing Tools

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DuPont Pioneer and recently formed CasZyme, a startup company based in Vilnius, Lithuania, announced today that they have entered into a multiyear collaboration to identify and characterize novel CRISPR-Cas nucleases. The goal of the collaboration is to provide CRISPR researchers with additional tools for gene editing across all applications.

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DuPont Pioneer “Unlock Your Yield” Tour Promoting Pioneer® Brand Qrome® Products Concludes with Auction at Farm Progress 2017

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Nearly $44,000 raised to support National FFA and state FFA organizations

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Performance Food Group and DuPont Pioneer Announce the National Roll-Out of New Pioneer® Brand Plenish®^ High Oleic Soybean Oil-Based Premium Fry Oil for Restaurants

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Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC) and DuPont Pioneer today announced PFG is introducing a new high-performance soybean oil that is helping expand the market for U.S. soybean growers. The primary ingredient in the new oil, Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybean oil, has been shown to maintain its quality longer in fryers and has an oil profile similar to that of olive oil without impacting taste.

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DuPont Acquires Ag Software Company Granular to Accelerate Digital Ag Strategy and Help Farmers Operate More Profitable Businesses

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Transaction Reflects DuPont’s Commitment to Shaping the Agtech Market
Granular’s CEO Sid Gorham to Lead Digital Agriculture for DuPont

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DuPont Pioneer’s New CRISPR-Cas Website Demonstrates Abundant Potential for Agriculture

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, April 26, 2017 –

Want to learn more about CRISPR-Cas applications in agriculture? DuPont Pioneer today launched a unique website (CRISPRCas.pioneer.com) that demonstrates how this advanced plant breeding technology is a more efficient way to improve plants and help farmers produce more and better food, with fewer resources. It highlights the business’ principles, research and collaboration efforts in this area.

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