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News Briefs January 14, 2018

Published

Excellence is a holistic endeavor at Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and safety is a key component of that commitment. We’re proud to announce Corteva Agriscience earned a 2018 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award from Rockwell Automation. The company’s dedication to industrial safety is a collaborative company-wide effort. 

This week’s media briefs cover kudzu bug infestations in soybeans, drought’s effect on soil nutrients and 10 preseason planting tips. 

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 January 7, 2018

Published

Ask farmers what their new year resolutions are and we bet they have at least one part of their operation they want to improve. That’s why our industry-leading agronomic research never stops. Pioneer’s team of field agronomists and sales professionals are out helping farmers evaluate data to help make the best decisions for 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover dealing with spring soil compaction, molybdenum fertility and understanding variable rate technology data points. 

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

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FFA Chapters Bring Their 'A' Game in Pioneer® Brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Jan. 4, 2019 — Fifteen Iowa and Illinois FFA chapters will showcase their creativity in the Pioneer®brand A-Series soybeans Big A Challenge, with their masterpieces displayed at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. 

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News Briefs December 31, 2018

Published

A new year is a great time to reflect on the past and look to the future. Pioneer field agronomists won’t hold growers to their resolutions, but they can help dissect the previous year’s yields while planning for a strong 2019. This week’s briefs cover Multi-Year Yield Analysis, storing seed from one year to the next and calculating next year’s production costs. 

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 December 17, 2018

Published

Thanks to advanced breeding and research efforts, Pioneer announced more than 100 new corn and soybean products will join its already outstanding lineup. No matter the products selected, Pioneer experts are available every step of the way to make sure growers know how to get the most from their seed investment. 

This week’s briefs cover hybrid selection, planting multiple hybrids, corn-after-corn production and the 2019 Pioneer product advancements. 

NOTE — No email will be sent during the Christmas holiday. The emails will resume December 31. 

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 Hybrids Dominate 2018 National Sorghum Producers Yield and Management Contest

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 17, 2018 — Farmers planting Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids won seven of nine first-place finishes and placed in 21 of the 24 national categories in the 2018 National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield and Management Contest, representing 88 percent of all national winners

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Pioneer Adds More Than 100 New, Top-Performing Corn and Soybean Products to Lineup

Published

JOHNSTON, IA., Dec. 13, 2018 — Pioneer has added more than 100 new, top-performing corn and soybean products to its industry-leading product lineup for growers in the United States and Canada. The 2019 class of new products further strengthens the Pioneer® brand corn and soybean offering, which recorded its best overall yields in Pioneer history during the 2018 harvest...

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News Briefs December 10, 2018

Published

Planning for the 2019 season is underway. Lessons from 2018 may shine a light on new management practices. Pioneer is always pushing the limits, testing what works and what doesn’t so growers get the most from their seed investments.

This week’s briefs cover the timing and management of corn residue, whether raising soybean beds can affect yields, selecting the best winter cover crop and getting paid for atmospheric carbon dioxide removal and soil storage. 

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 December 3, 2018

Published

Knowledge is power. Year after year, Pioneer develops, tests and advances new hybrids and varieties, to provide growers a multitude of options for every season. Not only does this knowledge help create new products, it also provides growers with access to comprehensive data on planting and genetics. 

This week’s media briefs cover finding the sweet spot for planting rates, evaluating alfalfa winter damage and managing blackleg in canola. 

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 November 26, 2018

Published

There is a lot to be thankful for this year. Despite different challenges this growing season, Pioneer customers continue to see great yields along with unrivaled support. This week’s media briefs cover till vs. no-till, dwarf bunt in winter wheat and soil sampling. 

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 January 14, 2018

Published

Excellence is a holistic endeavor at Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and safety is a key component of that commitment. We’re proud to announce Corteva Agriscience earned a 2018 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award from Rockwell Automation. The company’s dedication to industrial safety is a collaborative company-wide effort. 

This week’s media briefs cover kudzu bug infestations in soybeans, drought’s effect on soil nutrients and 10 preseason planting tips. 

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 January 7, 2018

Published

Ask farmers what their new year resolutions are and we bet they have at least one part of their operation they want to improve. That’s why our industry-leading agronomic research never stops. Pioneer’s team of field agronomists and sales professionals are out helping farmers evaluate data to help make the best decisions for 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover dealing with spring soil compaction, molybdenum fertility and understanding variable rate technology data points. 

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 December 31, 2018

Published

A new year is a great time to reflect on the past and look to the future. Pioneer field agronomists won’t hold growers to their resolutions, but they can help dissect the previous year’s yields while planning for a strong 2019. This week’s briefs cover Multi-Year Yield Analysis, storing seed from one year to the next and calculating next year’s production costs. 

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 December 17, 2018

Published

Thanks to advanced breeding and research efforts, Pioneer announced more than 100 new corn and soybean products will join its already outstanding lineup. No matter the products selected, Pioneer experts are available every step of the way to make sure growers know how to get the most from their seed investment. 

This week’s briefs cover hybrid selection, planting multiple hybrids, corn-after-corn production and the 2019 Pioneer product advancements. 

NOTE — No email will be sent during the Christmas holiday. The emails will resume December 31. 

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 December 10, 2018

Published

Planning for the 2019 season is underway. Lessons from 2018 may shine a light on new management practices. Pioneer is always pushing the limits, testing what works and what doesn’t so growers get the most from their seed investments.

This week’s briefs cover the timing and management of corn residue, whether raising soybean beds can affect yields, selecting the best winter cover crop and getting paid for atmospheric carbon dioxide removal and soil storage. 

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 December 3, 2018

Published

Knowledge is power. Year after year, Pioneer develops, tests and advances new hybrids and varieties, to provide growers a multitude of options for every season. Not only does this knowledge help create new products, it also provides growers with access to comprehensive data on planting and genetics. 

This week’s media briefs cover finding the sweet spot for planting rates, evaluating alfalfa winter damage and managing blackleg in canola. 

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 November 26, 2018

Published

There is a lot to be thankful for this year. Despite different challenges this growing season, Pioneer customers continue to see great yields along with unrivaled support. This week’s media briefs cover till vs. no-till, dwarf bunt in winter wheat and soil sampling. 

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 November 19, 2018

Published

Innovation seldom happens on accident, and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, continues to propel the agriculture industry forward. Last week, Corteva Agriscience won three prestigious honors at the 2018 Agrow Awards. This week’s media briefs cover sulfur fertility, alfalfa stand evaluation and winter injury, and the damage caused by the diamondback moth in canola. 

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 November 12, 2018

Published

Harvest is complete for many growers, but those with crops still in the field must give serious thought to managing cold weather and potential yield loss. This week’s briefs cover measuring combine corn loss, maintaining corn grain quality and managing frost-damaged soybeans. 

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 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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FFA Chapters Bring Their 'A' Game in Pioneer® Brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Jan. 4, 2019 — Fifteen Iowa and Illinois FFA chapters will showcase their creativity in the Pioneer®brand A-Series soybeans Big A Challenge, with their masterpieces displayed at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. 

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Pioneer® Brand Hybrids Dominate 2018 National Sorghum Producers Yield and Management Contest

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, Dec. 17, 2018 — Farmers planting Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids won seven of nine first-place finishes and placed in 21 of the 24 national categories in the 2018 National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield and Management Contest, representing 88 percent of all national winners

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Pioneer Adds More Than 100 New, Top-Performing Corn and Soybean Products to Lineup

Published

JOHNSTON, IA., Dec. 13, 2018 — Pioneer has added more than 100 new, top-performing corn and soybean products to its industry-leading product lineup for growers in the United States and Canada. The 2019 class of new products further strengthens the Pioneer® brand corn and soybean offering, which recorded its best overall yields in Pioneer history during the 2018 harvest...

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

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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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