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News Briefs February 12, 2018

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Research and development are the lifeblood of many companies. Things are no different at the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, which used research and development to create high oleic soybeans and recently reinvested in R&D with the opening of the Bay Area Innovation Center. This week’s briefs cover those topics, as well as alfalfa stand and the importance of sulfur fertilization.

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 February 5, 2018

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Investments in ag tech are essential to DuPont Pioneer helping grow customers’ operations and improving the quality and precision of products. This week’s briefs cover investments in both Granular and PrecisionHawk, as well as planting rates and planning for diseases.

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 January 29, 2018

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Research isn’t the only thing DuPont Pioneer invests in. Recently, children in rural communities throughout Canada will see the benefit of that investment thanks to a grant from DuPont Pioneer. This week’s briefs cover that investment and whether seed size affects emergence.

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 January 22, 2018

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This week’s briefs discuss genome assemblies in research, data layers for variable rate seeding and tips for feeding high corn silage rations.

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 January 15, 2018

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New technologies, techniques and practices will continue to take a prominent role in how growers increase yields. This week’s briefs talk about DuPont Pioneer’s efforts to increase yields through new product lines as well as gene editing techniques. 

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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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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News Briefs January 8, 2018

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Happy New Year! We want to congratulate David Hula, who closed 2017 in a huge way by setting a new world record for corn yield by achieving 542 bushels with a Pioneer® brand corn hybrid. He broke his old corn yield record set in 2015. In addition, growers planting Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids won 18 national titles and 82 state categories. This week’s briefs cover yield winners, European Union import approvals and the effect of seed size on emergence.

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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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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News Briefs December 18, 2017

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As 2017 winds to a close, DuPont Pioneer is pushing into 2018 by advancing more than 100 new corn and soybean products for commercialization. This week’s briefs cover product advancement, using 2017 to plan for 2018, tillage effects on yield and more.

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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