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News Briefs April 23, 2018

Published

As technological breakthroughs occur at a rapid pace, DuPont Pioneer maintains its dedication to cutting-edge research and up-to-date agronomic information. This week’s briefs cover a new partnership dedicated to CRISPR-Cas breeding tools, looking back at 2017 trends to plan for the future, planting soybeans early, and slug damage in corn and soybeans.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 16, 2018

Published

As growers wait for ideal planting conditions, they should give some consideration to what products they plant. DuPont Pioneer rates all of its products by stress emergence tolerance to help growers confidently plan for top yields. This week’s briefs cover the decision between planting corn or soybeans , waiting to plant, chilling injuries to corn and corn hybrid response to plant population.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 9, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s vast, detailed agronomy library is a powerful tool for growers as they begin planting in 2018. This week’s briefs cover CRISPR gene editing research, early planting, the benefits of soybean seed treatment and cold stress effects on corn emergence.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 2, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s commitment to local communities is a core value. This week’s briefs cover a women-in-tech interview series, replanting decisions, early-season weed control in corn and nitrogen stabilizers.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs March 26, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s dedication to research and technology partnerships is the cornerstone of its industry-leading agronomic information. This week’s briefs cover research on a new partnership between Granular and satellite imagery firm Planet, sorghum research breakthroughs, and corn seeding rates.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs March 19, 2018

Published

Growers need to consider a plethora of variables and options to hit key production numbers and be profitable. DuPont Pioneer is dedicated to helping growers make intelligent decisions every season. This week’s briefs cover research on pollinator health, variable rate seeding and corn planting depth. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs March 12, 2018

Published

Growers always say every season is different. There are changing variables, weather patterns, pests and more, but DuPont Pioneer is always looking to eliminate variables and improve yields. This week’s briefs cover the re-launch of the SCN coalition to combat the yield-robbing soybean pest, improving corn emergence, finding a hybrid’s sweet spot and more.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs March 5, 2018

Published

We enjoyed seeing many of you at Commodity Classic last week. If you weren’t there, we are happy to arrange follow-up interviews on topics you may be seeking now and throughout spring planting. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs February 26, 2018

Published

We hope to see you at Commodity Classic this week. Our experts will be there, ready to answer your questions. Below previews just some of our speakers and presentations during the annual event. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs February 19, 2018

Published

Commodity Classic is a week away, so those of you looking to escape to the warmer California weather will be welcomed by the DowDuPont experts available at our booth. This week’s briefs include information about Commodity Classic, being a leader in CRISPR, the benefits of the DowDuPont merger and more.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 23, 2018

Published

As technological breakthroughs occur at a rapid pace, DuPont Pioneer maintains its dedication to cutting-edge research and up-to-date agronomic information. This week’s briefs cover a new partnership dedicated to CRISPR-Cas breeding tools, looking back at 2017 trends to plan for the future, planting soybeans early, and slug damage in corn and soybeans.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 16, 2018

Published

As growers wait for ideal planting conditions, they should give some consideration to what products they plant. DuPont Pioneer rates all of its products by stress emergence tolerance to help growers confidently plan for top yields. This week’s briefs cover the decision between planting corn or soybeans , waiting to plant, chilling injuries to corn and corn hybrid response to plant population.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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News Briefs April 9, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s vast, detailed agronomy library is a powerful tool for growers as they begin planting in 2018. This week’s briefs cover CRISPR gene editing research, early planting, the benefits of soybean seed treatment and cold stress effects on corn emergence.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs April 2, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s commitment to local communities is a core value. This week’s briefs cover a women-in-tech interview series, replanting decisions, early-season weed control in corn and nitrogen stabilizers.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs March 26, 2018

Published

DuPont Pioneer’s dedication to research and technology partnerships is the cornerstone of its industry-leading agronomic information. This week’s briefs cover research on a new partnership between Granular and satellite imagery firm Planet, sorghum research breakthroughs, and corn seeding rates.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs March 19, 2018

Published

Growers need to consider a plethora of variables and options to hit key production numbers and be profitable. DuPont Pioneer is dedicated to helping growers make intelligent decisions every season. This week’s briefs cover research on pollinator health, variable rate seeding and corn planting depth. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs March 12, 2018

Published

Growers always say every season is different. There are changing variables, weather patterns, pests and more, but DuPont Pioneer is always looking to eliminate variables and improve yields. This week’s briefs cover the re-launch of the SCN coalition to combat the yield-robbing soybean pest, improving corn emergence, finding a hybrid’s sweet spot and more.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs March 5, 2018

Published

We enjoyed seeing many of you at Commodity Classic last week. If you weren’t there, we are happy to arrange follow-up interviews on topics you may be seeking now and throughout spring planting. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs February 26, 2018

Published

We hope to see you at Commodity Classic this week. Our experts will be there, ready to answer your questions. Below previews just some of our speakers and presentations during the annual event. 

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

>

News Briefs February 19, 2018

Published

Commodity Classic is a week away, so those of you looking to escape to the warmer California weather will be welcomed by the DowDuPont experts available at our booth. This week’s briefs include information about Commodity Classic, being a leader in CRISPR, the benefits of the DowDuPont merger and more.

Want to speak with an expert on these or other topics? Contact Gregg M. Schmidt at gregg.m.schmidt@dupont.com

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

Published

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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DuPont Pioneer Enhances North America Corn Lineup with 51 New High-Performing Products

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2017 — DuPont Pioneer announced today that it will offer growers 51 new high-performing corn products that further expand the deepest, broadest commercial product lineup in the U.S. and Canada. The products range from ultra-early maturity 69-CRM corn to full-season 118-CRM corn and include 22 new genetic platforms.

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DuPont Pioneer Expands its Game-Changing Pioneer® Brand A-Series Soybean Lineup for 2018

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2017 — DuPont Pioneer announced today that it will offer 56 new high yield potential Pioneer® brand A-Series soybean products for growers in the U.S. and Canada in 2018. This new class of outstanding varieties builds the overall performance advantage for the 110 Pioneer brand A-series soybeans commercialized in the past two seasons to 2.0 bu/acre. This lead was measured in more than 42,000 on-farm comparisons against competitive varieties ranging in maturity from groups 000 to 7.

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DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical Company Announce Global Seed-Applied Technology Agreement

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DES MOINES, Iowa, and WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017 – DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited announced today a global agreement to collaborate on the development, registration and commercialization of seed-applied technologies for use in key crops around the world.

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DuPont Pioneer Announces Expansion of 2018 High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program

Published

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 29, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer announced today that farmers will have additional acres available for production contracts of Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybeans for the 2018 growing season. Soybeans contracted under this program will be processed by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) in Frankfort, Indiana, and a network of elevators, increasing grower access to this value-added market opportunity.

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Pioneer Brand Corn, Soybean Products Excel in 2017 Harvest

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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

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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

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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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