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News Briefs August 13, 2018

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With a thousand decisions to make every growing season, quality agronomic information is something growers need every day to manage their operations with confidence. This week’s media briefs cover a better way of predicting corn maturity, identifying early white mold development and selecting hybrids for drought conditions.

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 August 6, 2018

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Identifying stressors—whether it’s insects, bacterial infections, weeds or drought—can be the difference between a successful harvest or a “better luck next year” feeling. This week’s media briefs cover how to differentiate between bacterial infections, identifying weeds and drought tolerance.

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 30, 2018

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Each week, Pioneer field agronomists examine crops for issues that affect growers in their area. Check out the timely, locally-focused videos they create to give growers information they need to stay ahead of potential yield-robbing threats. This week, agronomists cover topics on crop pollination, evaluating generic fungicides and checking for purple leaf sheath.

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 23, 2018

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As an agronomic leader, Pioneer takes pride in providing timely and useful agronomic information to the public. Pioneer Field Agronomists have taken this to the next level through their use of Pioneer® GrowingPoint® Agronomy videos. This week, agronomists cover topics about using kernel set to determine stress events, managing Japanese beetles and high nighttime temperatures.

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

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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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News Briefs July 16, 2018

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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

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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

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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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