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News Briefs April 20, 2020

Published

Planting is underway in parts of the Midwest. As spring weather conditions vary wildly day to day, Pioneer is here to provide the best agronomic guidance and products to help farmers succeed. This week we look at soil temperatures at corn planting, variable rate soybean seeding and minimum tillage benefits and tools.

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

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News Briefs April 13, 2020

Published

Pioneer has moved swiftly to protect its employees and customers from the spread of COVID-19. Despite these measures of quarantine and social distancing, farmers can still expect the same trusted service and information. This week we look at winter annual weed management, early season stressors and flooding impacts on crops and soil.

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

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News Briefs April 6, 2020

Published

Farmers are monitoring soil temperatures and weather forecasts in anticipation of planting. Earlier is often better when it comes to maximizing crop yields, and delays can be costly. Pioneer agronomists can help guide farmers through this critical period. This week we hear from our agronomists on soil sampling, managing cover crops and how to check the viability of early planted soybeans.

 

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

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News Briefs March 30, 2020

Published

Spring has sprung and farmers across the country are planning and prepping for the planting season. Choosing the correct products, seeding rate and timing can be a challenge, but Pioneer’s team of local agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers succeed in 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover soybean seeding rates, molds and mycotoxins, effective burndown applications and the Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, acquisition of Clearfield® canola. 

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

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News Briefs March 23, 2020

Published

While global response to the COVID-19 pandemic dominates the news, local farmers can’t put preparations for planting on hold. Pioneer will continue to support farmers as they grow the crops that feed the world. This week’s briefs cover alfalfa seed coats, how NCGA contest winners attained 300 bu/A corn yields and managing glyphosate resistant weeds. 

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

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News Briefs March 16, 2020

Published

For generations, farmers have had a keen sense of what practices work well for their operation. Now, thanks to powerful agronomic tools from Pioneer, they can leverage their seasonal data to find actionable insights to achieve the best outcomes.

This week, we’re featuring one of those tools, Granular® InsightsTM, and looking at planter maintenance and the anatomy of a corn kernel.

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

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News Briefs March 9, 2020

Published

Planting season is on every farmers mind now that the days are getting longer. Pioneer agronomists continue to help farmers' make the best choices in an uncertain world, while the new Pioneer Seeds App provides a virtual agronomist right in their pocket. This week we’re covering stabilizers for nitrogen, scouting wheat and nematicide seed treatments. 

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

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News Briefs March 2, 2020

Published

Commodity Classic can be a blur. The three-day show is a whirlwind of new ideas, amazing announcements, social obligations and rapid-fire news releases. Thank you for your continued interest, especially during events like this, and we hope you got the stories you needed while in San Antonio. 

This week’s briefs cover the new Pioneer Seeds app, next-generation farmer research, the launch of Granular® InsightsTM and a new cereals herbicide.

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

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New Pioneer Seeds App Functionality Improves Customer Collaboration

Published

SAN ANTONIO, Texas., Feb. 27, 2020 — Farmers have always chosen Pioneer for agronomic expertise, local service and industry-leading products. The latest update to the Pioneer Seeds app takes those services to the next level. 

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News Briefs February 24, 2020

Published

Commodity Classic 2020 is almost here. Join us at the Corteva Agriscience (#581) and Pioneer (#781) booths in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27-29. We’ll have a media preview event Feb. 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Featured events include: 

      – “Meet the New Pioneer Seeds App.”
      – “How Farmers are Protecting the Environment.”
      – “The Future of Food: Understanding What the Next Generation of Farmers and Consumers Want.”

This week’s briefs cover selecting top-shelf alfalfa genetics, planting date research and soybean crop rotation.

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

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News Briefs April 20, 2020

Published

Planting is underway in parts of the Midwest. As spring weather conditions vary wildly day to day, Pioneer is here to provide the best agronomic guidance and products to help farmers succeed. This week we look at soil temperatures at corn planting, variable rate soybean seeding and minimum tillage benefits and tools.

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

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News Briefs April 13, 2020

Published

Pioneer has moved swiftly to protect its employees and customers from the spread of COVID-19. Despite these measures of quarantine and social distancing, farmers can still expect the same trusted service and information. This week we look at winter annual weed management, early season stressors and flooding impacts on crops and soil.

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

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News Briefs April 6, 2020

Published

Farmers are monitoring soil temperatures and weather forecasts in anticipation of planting. Earlier is often better when it comes to maximizing crop yields, and delays can be costly. Pioneer agronomists can help guide farmers through this critical period. This week we hear from our agronomists on soil sampling, managing cover crops and how to check the viability of early planted soybeans.

 

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

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News Briefs March 30, 2020

Published

Spring has sprung and farmers across the country are planning and prepping for the planting season. Choosing the correct products, seeding rate and timing can be a challenge, but Pioneer’s team of local agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers succeed in 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover soybean seeding rates, molds and mycotoxins, effective burndown applications and the Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, acquisition of Clearfield® canola. 

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

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News Briefs March 23, 2020

Published

While global response to the COVID-19 pandemic dominates the news, local farmers can’t put preparations for planting on hold. Pioneer will continue to support farmers as they grow the crops that feed the world. This week’s briefs cover alfalfa seed coats, how NCGA contest winners attained 300 bu/A corn yields and managing glyphosate resistant weeds. 

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

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News Briefs March 16, 2020

Published

For generations, farmers have had a keen sense of what practices work well for their operation. Now, thanks to powerful agronomic tools from Pioneer, they can leverage their seasonal data to find actionable insights to achieve the best outcomes.

This week, we’re featuring one of those tools, Granular® InsightsTM, and looking at planter maintenance and the anatomy of a corn kernel.

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

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News Briefs March 9, 2020

Published

Planting season is on every farmers mind now that the days are getting longer. Pioneer agronomists continue to help farmers' make the best choices in an uncertain world, while the new Pioneer Seeds App provides a virtual agronomist right in their pocket. This week we’re covering stabilizers for nitrogen, scouting wheat and nematicide seed treatments. 

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

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News Briefs March 2, 2020

Published

Commodity Classic can be a blur. The three-day show is a whirlwind of new ideas, amazing announcements, social obligations and rapid-fire news releases. Thank you for your continued interest, especially during events like this, and we hope you got the stories you needed while in San Antonio. 

This week’s briefs cover the new Pioneer Seeds app, next-generation farmer research, the launch of Granular® InsightsTM and a new cereals herbicide.

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

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News Briefs February 24, 2020

Published

Commodity Classic 2020 is almost here. Join us at the Corteva Agriscience (#581) and Pioneer (#781) booths in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27-29. We’ll have a media preview event Feb. 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Featured events include: 

      – “Meet the New Pioneer Seeds App.”
      – “How Farmers are Protecting the Environment.”
      – “The Future of Food: Understanding What the Next Generation of Farmers and Consumers Want.”

This week’s briefs cover selecting top-shelf alfalfa genetics, planting date research and soybean crop rotation.

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

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News Briefs February 17, 2020

Published

Few enterprises are as exciting and unpredictable as farming. The variables that farmer’s can control require time and knowledge. Local Pioneer sales reps and agronomists are here to help bridge the gap between the known and unknown. 

This week’s briefs cover machinery options for reducing soil compaction, sorghum fertility management and selecting silage hybrids. 

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

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More News Briefs

New Pioneer Seeds App Functionality Improves Customer Collaboration

Published

SAN ANTONIO, Texas., Feb. 27, 2020 — Farmers have always chosen Pioneer for agronomic expertise, local service and industry-leading products. The latest update to the Pioneer Seeds app takes those services to the next level. 

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Pioneer® Brand Sorghum Hybrids Prevail in National Sorghum Producers Yield Contest

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 19, 2019 — Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids continued their commanding performance in the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield Contest. Farmers who grew Pioneer brand sorghum represented 88% of all national first-, second- and third-place winners and earned 6 of 9 first-place national honors in the 2019 contest.

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World-Leading Germplasm Library Fuels Remarkable New Class of Pioneer® Brand Seed Products

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 19, 2019 — Pioneer continues to drive year-over-year yield improvement for farmers with the addition of 89 new outstanding corn and soybean products for North America in 2020. The selected products were top performers bred from the world-leading germplasm library of Corteva Agriscience and bolster an already superior product lineup with industry leading performance. 

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Pioneer® Brand Corn Achieves New World Record in NCGA Corn Yield Contest

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 17, 2019 — Farmers who planted Pioneer® brand corn products won 10 national and 245 state awards in the annual National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest. This is the third year in a row that a Pioneer product has taken top yield in the contest while setting two world records in the process. NCGA announced contest results yesterday. 

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Pioneer® Brand Corn and Soybean Products Continue to Set Records

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JOHNSTON, IA, Nov. 12, 2019 — Pioneer® brand corn and soybean product yields across the country continue to set records thanks to rigorous research and testing programs. Despite what may be the most challenging growing season in recent history in terms of weather, yields from Pioneer brand corn and soybeans continue trending up. 

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NSTA and Corteva Agriscience Collaborate to Bring New Food and Agriculture Educational Resources to Teachers

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ARLINGTON, Va., and WILMINGTON, De., (Sept. 12, 2019) — The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) and Corteva Agriscience have collaborated to bring new, science-based lesson plans and resources to elementary teachers nationwide. A series of 10 teacher-reviewed lesson plans exploring food and agricultural themes are now available at https://www.nsta.org/corteva.

“Now, more than ever, it is important for students to have access to high-quality, hands-on activities and experiences that expand their perspectives about science,” said David Evans, NSTA Executive Director. “Agriculture

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Iowa FFA Chapter Wins Pioneer® Brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2019 — Three Iowa FFA chapters were awarded bragging rights and cash prizes in the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge. The winning chapters were recognized and their statues displayed prominently at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois

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Corteva Agriscience Sponsors Conservation in Action Tour

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2019 — Corteva Agriscience is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Conservation in Action Tour held this week in Central Iowa. The tour is organized by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), a national public-private partnership that envisions the widespread use of economically and environmentally beneficial agricultural systems.

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Pioneer Launches Corn Yield Estimator as Part of New Mobile App and Website

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JOHNSTON, IA., Aug. 14, 2019 — Estimating corn yield is now easier than ever thanks to the new Pioneer Corn Yield Estimator. Now available to farmers as part of the Pioneer mobile app, the Corn Yield Estimator takes yield estimation to the next level. This tool uses a machine learning model, which allows farmers to quickly and accurately count the kernels on an ear while in the field. The yield estimate is based on kernel count, stand count and kernels per bushel. 

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Pioneer Expands Pioneer® Brand Enlist E3™ Soybeans Availability for 2020 Planting

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2019 — Today, Pioneer announced expanded availability of Pioneer® brand Enlist E3 soybeans for 2020. Varieties will be available across the U.S. in a range of maturities.

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