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News Briefs June 11, 2018

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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

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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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News Briefs June 4, 2018

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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 May 29, 2018

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Timely agronomic information can be the difference between record yields or sub-par performance. Pioneer strives to be the go-to resource for timely, valuable agronomic insight. This week’s briefs cover early crop development, soybean replant considerations, treatment for head scab in wheat and soybean weed 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 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 30, 2018

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With temperatures rising throughout the Midwest, growers can begin taking advantage of the cutting-edge agronomic knowledge provided by DuPont Pioneer. This week’s briefs cover scientists’ work on water-saving crops, high-yield factors beyond planting date and Corteva Agriscience’s focus on innovation. 

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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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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