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News Briefs November 25, 2019

Published

Pioneer researchers and agronomists are always looking ahead to solve problems and meet growing demand for industry-leading products. This week’s briefs cover phosphorous and potassium fertility, freeze damage in wheat and the effect of corn seed orientation on yield. 

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 November 18, 2019

Published

Snow has fallen in much of the Corn Belt, and 2020 planning has begun. Pioneer agronomists continue to advise farmers on the latest agronomic trends, disease and pest control options, and management techniques that can take a growing season from good to great. 

This week’s briefs cover corn residue, checking bins through winter and winter cover crops. 

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

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Pioneer® Brand Corn and Soybean Products Continue to Set Records

Published

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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News Briefs November 11, 2019

Published

Pioneer knows the value of persistence. Research teams are hard at work, always looking for innovative products to bring to the market. 

This week’s briefs cover managing SCN with Peking, 2020 alfalfa planning and corn harvest timing. 

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 November 4, 2019

Published

While snow in late October and early November is not uncommon, it certainly isn’t the norm. Dealing with cold and snow during harvest can be challenging, but Pioneer’s agronomists are available to help answer any questions farmers may have about their fields. 

This week’s briefs cover harvesting frozen corn as silage, managing frost-damaged soybeans and using soybean harvest aids effectively. 

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 October 28, 2019

Published

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” In the spirit of this adage, Corteva Agriscience launched the Corteva Agriscience Climate Positive Challenge to connect farmers engaging in climate-positive activities with local environmental groups, universities and other ag organizations to broaden and enhance their efforts. 

This week’s briefs cover fall frost damage in corn, spongy corncobs and harvesting wind-damaged corn. 

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 October 21, 2019

Published

A wet growing season has led to a later than normal harvest. Farmers are left to deal with the challenges a delayed harvest brings. Do they wait for the right moisture levels and risk frost injury or harvest early and spend more on drying costs? No matter the question, Pioneer agronomists are available to provide guidance and strategies for harvest. 

This week’s briefs cover fallow corn syndrome, Diplodia stalk rot and delayed corn crop considerations. 

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 October 14, 2019

Published

The USDA Market report recently increased its projection of the average corn crop yield to 168.4 bu/A while dropping its soybean yield estimate to 46.9 bu/A. No matter the yields, Pioneer field agronomists are in the field to provide advice and guidance to farmers. 

This week’s briefs cover green stem syndrome, non-fungicide applied fields, directed scouting and recycling used blue jeans into housing insulation. 

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 October 7, 2019

Published

With fall officially here, farmers are tracking drydown while also monitoring crop health. Pioneer field agronomists give farmers the knowledge and peace of mind they need to finish the season strong and get the most from their fields. 

This week’s briefs cover corn test weight, GDU shortening in corn and managing corn earworms. 

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 September 30, 2019

Published

Every season presents unique challenges and having an expert provide advice can be invaluable. Pioneer agronomists are subject matter experts on topics such as corn ear drooping due to drought stress or wet, cold conditions promoting white mold in soybeans. This week’s briefs cover these issues and more.

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 November 25, 2019

Published

Pioneer researchers and agronomists are always looking ahead to solve problems and meet growing demand for industry-leading products. This week’s briefs cover phosphorous and potassium fertility, freeze damage in wheat and the effect of corn seed orientation on yield. 

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 November 18, 2019

Published

Snow has fallen in much of the Corn Belt, and 2020 planning has begun. Pioneer agronomists continue to advise farmers on the latest agronomic trends, disease and pest control options, and management techniques that can take a growing season from good to great. 

This week’s briefs cover corn residue, checking bins through winter and winter cover 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 November 11, 2019

Published

Pioneer knows the value of persistence. Research teams are hard at work, always looking for innovative products to bring to the market. 

This week’s briefs cover managing SCN with Peking, 2020 alfalfa planning and corn harvest timing. 

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 November 4, 2019

Published

While snow in late October and early November is not uncommon, it certainly isn’t the norm. Dealing with cold and snow during harvest can be challenging, but Pioneer’s agronomists are available to help answer any questions farmers may have about their fields. 

This week’s briefs cover harvesting frozen corn as silage, managing frost-damaged soybeans and using soybean harvest aids effectively. 

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 October 28, 2019

Published

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” In the spirit of this adage, Corteva Agriscience launched the Corteva Agriscience Climate Positive Challenge to connect farmers engaging in climate-positive activities with local environmental groups, universities and other ag organizations to broaden and enhance their efforts. 

This week’s briefs cover fall frost damage in corn, spongy corncobs and harvesting wind-damaged corn. 

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 October 21, 2019

Published

A wet growing season has led to a later than normal harvest. Farmers are left to deal with the challenges a delayed harvest brings. Do they wait for the right moisture levels and risk frost injury or harvest early and spend more on drying costs? No matter the question, Pioneer agronomists are available to provide guidance and strategies for harvest. 

This week’s briefs cover fallow corn syndrome, Diplodia stalk rot and delayed corn crop considerations. 

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 October 14, 2019

Published

The USDA Market report recently increased its projection of the average corn crop yield to 168.4 bu/A while dropping its soybean yield estimate to 46.9 bu/A. No matter the yields, Pioneer field agronomists are in the field to provide advice and guidance to farmers. 

This week’s briefs cover green stem syndrome, non-fungicide applied fields, directed scouting and recycling used blue jeans into housing insulation. 

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 October 7, 2019

Published

With fall officially here, farmers are tracking drydown while also monitoring crop health. Pioneer field agronomists give farmers the knowledge and peace of mind they need to finish the season strong and get the most from their fields. 

This week’s briefs cover corn test weight, GDU shortening in corn and managing corn earworms. 

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 September 30, 2019

Published

Every season presents unique challenges and having an expert provide advice can be invaluable. Pioneer agronomists are subject matter experts on topics such as corn ear drooping due to drought stress or wet, cold conditions promoting white mold in soybeans. This week’s briefs cover these issues and more.

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 September 23, 2019

Published

Pioneer is more than just an agriculture company selling products to farmers nationwide. It has invested in local communities, building relationships to strengthen local farms and educate and excite the next generation of farmers. 

This week’s briefs cover corn ear rot, drone technology and tar spot. 

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

Pioneer® Brand Corn and Soybean Products Continue to Set Records

Published

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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Three FFA Chapters Named Finalists in Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, June 21, 2019 — Today, Pioneer announced three FFA chapters have been chosen as finalists in the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge. Each winning chapter will receive a cash prize and will have their decorated statues prominently displayed at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. 

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Accenture Collaborates with Corteva Agriscience on Pilot Program to Bring Technology Skilling to Rural Iowa

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JEFFERSON, Iowa; June 5, 2019 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) announced today during a press conference with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a collaboration bringing together non-profit groups, higher education organizations, and government leaders to help individuals and educators in Jefferson, Iowa, acquire technology skills while remaining in their rural communities.

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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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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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