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News Briefs November 25, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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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