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News Briefs July 16, 2018

Published

As another growing season clips along, growers are turning their focus on how to maximize bushels and make the most out of every acre of corn and soybeans. This week’s briefs cover those topics, as well as detasseling safety, corn ear development and Goss’s Wilt.

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 July 9, 2018

Published

With punishing rain throughout large portions of the Midwest, Pioneer field agronomists are out in the fields supporting growers with their expertise. This week’s briefs cover DowDuPont announcing advisory committee members, the effect of variable weather conditions, scouting for corn rootworm and identifying western bean cutworm.

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 June 25, 2018

Published

When unpredictable conditions occur during the growing season, growers have learned they can depend on Pioneer’s knowledge and support to help them achieve their best yields. This week’s briefs cover research to improve nitrogen decision tools, warm weather speeding crop development, foliar fungicides in soybeans and corn rootworm management.

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

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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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News Briefs June 18, 2018

Published

Beyond providing timely agronomy information and top-shelf products, DuPont Pioneer is focused on its relationship with farmers. Community partnerships and sponsorships ensure the next generation of growers is ready to join the team. This week’s briefs cover a unique relationship between S.A.V.E. Farm and Pioneer, excellent June growing conditions, foliar fungicides and late-season weed control.

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 June 11, 2018

Published

Advances in crop yields starts with years and years of testing, trial-and-error, and analyzing data. Recently, DuPont Pioneer discovered trends in optimum plant density and yield gains. This week’s briefs cover that research, whether corn can grow too fast, and scouting for corn borer and sulfur deficiencies.

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

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DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Discovers Trends in Optimum Plant Density and Yield Gains

Published

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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News Briefs June 4, 2018

Published

The growing season is in full swing. Throughout the nation, growers are making nitrogen decisions, considering replants, evaluating stands and more. This week’s briefs cover nitrogen side-dress considerations, water and nutrient uptake in corn, and foliar diseases.

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

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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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News Briefs July 16, 2018

Published

As another growing season clips along, growers are turning their focus on how to maximize bushels and make the most out of every acre of corn and soybeans. This week’s briefs cover those topics, as well as detasseling safety, corn ear development and Goss’s Wilt.

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 July 9, 2018

Published

With punishing rain throughout large portions of the Midwest, Pioneer field agronomists are out in the fields supporting growers with their expertise. This week’s briefs cover DowDuPont announcing advisory committee members, the effect of variable weather conditions, scouting for corn rootworm and identifying western bean cutworm.

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 June 25, 2018

Published

When unpredictable conditions occur during the growing season, growers have learned they can depend on Pioneer’s knowledge and support to help them achieve their best yields. This week’s briefs cover research to improve nitrogen decision tools, warm weather speeding crop development, foliar fungicides in soybeans and corn rootworm management.

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 June 18, 2018

Published

Beyond providing timely agronomy information and top-shelf products, DuPont Pioneer is focused on its relationship with farmers. Community partnerships and sponsorships ensure the next generation of growers is ready to join the team. This week’s briefs cover a unique relationship between S.A.V.E. Farm and Pioneer, excellent June growing conditions, foliar fungicides and late-season weed control.

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 June 11, 2018

Published

Advances in crop yields starts with years and years of testing, trial-and-error, and analyzing data. Recently, DuPont Pioneer discovered trends in optimum plant density and yield gains. This week’s briefs cover that research, whether corn can grow too fast, and scouting for corn borer and sulfur deficiencies.

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 June 4, 2018

Published

The growing season is in full swing. Throughout the nation, growers are making nitrogen decisions, considering replants, evaluating stands and more. This week’s briefs cover nitrogen side-dress considerations, water and nutrient uptake in corn, and foliar diseases.

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 May 21, 2018

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Corteva AgriscienceTM, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, invests heavily in cutting-edge agronomic information and technology to provide the best quality of service to growers. This week’s briefs cover research on temperature and early corn growth, a licensing agreement between Corteva AgriscienceTMand Monsanto, corn rootworm management, and early season weed control.

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 May 14, 2018

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At DuPont Pioneer, agronomic information is always top of mind. We want to leverage that knowledge into usable information for you to use in timely stories. This week’s briefs cover topics such as seed strategies, potassium and phosphorus soil deficiencies, row spacing and population checks, corn replant considerations, and nitrogen stabilizers. 

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 May 7, 2018

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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is proud to welcome Kacey Birchmier as its new Media Relations Manager. Kacey comes from a strong agricultural background, having served as the Agronomy and Conservation Editor for Successful Farming magazine and Agriculture.com.

This week’s briefs cover anhydrous and burndown strategies, DuPont™ Lumisena™ fungicide seed treatment regulatory approval in Canada, hybrid maturity, and corn replant considerations.

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 April 23, 2018

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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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Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Showcases Pollinator Demonstration Garden

Published

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

Published

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

Published

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

Published

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

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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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