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Pioneer Launches #ProudToBeAFarmer Campaign

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, May 24, 2019 — American farmers are the backbone of this country. Since our nation’s founding, farmers have toiled and strived to feed both this nation and the world.

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News Briefs May 20, 2019

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Planting continues to inch forward throughout the Midwest, but challenges continue for farmers. Pioneer agronomists are in the field, helping farmers get the best results for their operations.

This week’s briefs include preplant anhydrous injury, replanting and soybean seed treatments with late planting. 

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

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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Donates Grain Rescue Tubes to Rural Communities

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WILMOT, S.D., May 15, 2019 Having the proper rescue tools and training can be the difference between life and death for rural first responders rushing to save someone trapped in a grain bin. Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is equipping communities with lifesaving equipment by donating 21 grain rescue tubes to fire departments nationwide.

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News Briefs May 13, 2019

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At Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, sustainability is at the heart of everything. Partnerships with local and national conservation groups are key pieces of improving environmental sustainability at no cost to farmer productivity.

This week’s briefs include successful corn germination, scouting for alfalfa winterkill and rhizoctonia root rot. 

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 May 6, 2019

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Cold, wet weather across much of the Corn Belt has many farmers itching to get in the field. Field scouting before planting should be a top priority. Saturated fields can lead to compaction and emergence issues. Knowing what to look for can be a game-changer. Pioneer field agronomists have the expertise to walk fields and provide guidance when scouting.

This week’s briefs include the risk of delays in corn planting, slug damage to crops and controlling Fusarium in winter wheat. 

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 29, 2019

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Navigating the weather, potential pests, disease threats and other operational needs can challenge even the most experienced farmer. Pioneer field agronomists are available to help guide decisions and maximize yield potential.

This week’s briefs cover hybrid maturity, soybean cyst nematode and how wind affects crops. 

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 22, 2019

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Farmers throughout the Corn Belt are busy applying anhydrous, prepping planters and finalizing spring plans. Pioneer’s team of field agronomists are gathering information and finding answers to the questions farmers have this season.

This week’s media briefs cover a southern wheat update, spring anhydrous application tips and early season kochia management. 

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 15, 2019

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A wet fall and spring have left many Midwest farmers with several challenges as they prepare for planting. Before heading into the field, farmers should check with their local Pioneer agronomist to discuss soil compaction, corn planting depth and early soybean planting, which are covered below, or any other agronomic concerns. 

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 8, 2019

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Feeding a growing global population requires consistent crop improvement. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is at the forefront of research and agronomic knowledge to help growers increase their yields and crop quality. 

This week’s media briefs include corn planting tips, the benefits of burndown in cornfields and the use of bait stations. 

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 1, 2019

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Flooding throughout the Midwest is preventing an early start to the season for many farmers. Pioneer agronomists know that farmers need a proactive plan to stay on track during and after #plant19. Our agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers achieve yield goals. 

This week’s media briefs cover spring nitrogen, and wheat and alfalfa assessments. 

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 May 20, 2019

Published

Planting continues to inch forward throughout the Midwest, but challenges continue for farmers. Pioneer agronomists are in the field, helping farmers get the best results for their operations.

This week’s briefs include preplant anhydrous injury, replanting and soybean seed treatments with late planting. 

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 May 13, 2019

Published

At Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, sustainability is at the heart of everything. Partnerships with local and national conservation groups are key pieces of improving environmental sustainability at no cost to farmer productivity.

This week’s briefs include successful corn germination, scouting for alfalfa winterkill and rhizoctonia root rot. 

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 May 6, 2019

Published

Cold, wet weather across much of the Corn Belt has many farmers itching to get in the field. Field scouting before planting should be a top priority. Saturated fields can lead to compaction and emergence issues. Knowing what to look for can be a game-changer. Pioneer field agronomists have the expertise to walk fields and provide guidance when scouting.

This week’s briefs include the risk of delays in corn planting, slug damage to crops and controlling Fusarium in winter wheat. 

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 29, 2019

Published

Navigating the weather, potential pests, disease threats and other operational needs can challenge even the most experienced farmer. Pioneer field agronomists are available to help guide decisions and maximize yield potential.

This week’s briefs cover hybrid maturity, soybean cyst nematode and how wind affects crops. 

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 22, 2019

Published

Farmers throughout the Corn Belt are busy applying anhydrous, prepping planters and finalizing spring plans. Pioneer’s team of field agronomists are gathering information and finding answers to the questions farmers have this season.

This week’s media briefs cover a southern wheat update, spring anhydrous application tips and early season kochia management. 

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 15, 2019

Published

A wet fall and spring have left many Midwest farmers with several challenges as they prepare for planting. Before heading into the field, farmers should check with their local Pioneer agronomist to discuss soil compaction, corn planting depth and early soybean planting, which are covered below, or any other agronomic concerns. 

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 8, 2019

Published

Feeding a growing global population requires consistent crop improvement. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is at the forefront of research and agronomic knowledge to help growers increase their yields and crop quality. 

This week’s media briefs include corn planting tips, the benefits of burndown in cornfields and the use of bait stations. 

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 1, 2019

Published

Flooding throughout the Midwest is preventing an early start to the season for many farmers. Pioneer agronomists know that farmers need a proactive plan to stay on track during and after #plant19. Our agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers achieve yield goals. 

This week’s media briefs cover spring nitrogen, and wheat and alfalfa assessments. 

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 25, 2019

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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 18, 2019

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As spring is approaches, it’s time for farmers to scout wheat fields for winterkill or heaving issues. This week’s media briefs also include information on early soybean planting, foliar diseases and the selection of two new members of the future board of directors for Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. 

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

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Pioneer Launches #ProudToBeAFarmer Campaign

Published

JOHNSTON, Iowa, May 24, 2019 — American farmers are the backbone of this country. Since our nation’s founding, farmers have toiled and strived to feed both this nation and the world.

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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Donates Grain Rescue Tubes to Rural Communities

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WILMOT, S.D., May 15, 2019 Having the proper rescue tools and training can be the difference between life and death for rural first responders rushing to save someone trapped in a grain bin. Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is equipping communities with lifesaving equipment by donating 21 grain rescue tubes to fire departments nationwide.

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

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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

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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

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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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