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News Briefs March 30, 2020

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Spring has sprung and farmers across the country are planning and prepping for the planting season. Choosing the correct products, seeding rate and timing can be a challenge, but Pioneer’s team of local agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers succeed in 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover soybean seeding rates, molds and mycotoxins, effective burndown applications and the Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, acquisition of Clearfield® canola. 

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 March 23, 2020

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While global response to the COVID-19 pandemic dominates the news, local farmers can’t put preparations for planting on hold. Pioneer will continue to support farmers as they grow the crops that feed the world. This week’s briefs cover alfalfa seed coats, how NCGA contest winners attained 300 bu/A corn yields and managing glyphosate resistant weeds. 

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 March 16, 2020

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For generations, farmers have had a keen sense of what practices work well for their operation. Now, thanks to powerful agronomic tools from Pioneer, they can leverage their seasonal data to find actionable insights to achieve the best outcomes.

This week, we’re featuring one of those tools, Granular® InsightsTM, and looking at planter maintenance and the anatomy of a corn kernel.

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 March 9, 2020

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Planting season is on every farmers mind now that the days are getting longer. Pioneer agronomists continue to help farmers' make the best choices in an uncertain world, while the new Pioneer Seeds App provides a virtual agronomist right in their pocket. This week we’re covering stabilizers for nitrogen, scouting wheat and nematicide seed treatments. 

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 March 2, 2020

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Commodity Classic can be a blur. The three-day show is a whirlwind of new ideas, amazing announcements, social obligations and rapid-fire news releases. Thank you for your continued interest, especially during events like this, and we hope you got the stories you needed while in San Antonio. 

This week’s briefs cover the new Pioneer Seeds app, next-generation farmer research, the launch of Granular® InsightsTM and a new cereals herbicide.

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

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New Pioneer Seeds App Functionality Improves Customer Collaboration

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas., Feb. 27, 2020 — Farmers have always chosen Pioneer for agronomic expertise, local service and industry-leading products. The latest update to the Pioneer Seeds app takes those services to the next level. 

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News Briefs February 24, 2020

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Commodity Classic 2020 is almost here. Join us at the Corteva Agriscience (#581) and Pioneer (#781) booths in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27-29. We’ll have a media preview event Feb. 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Featured events include: 

      – “Meet the New Pioneer Seeds App.”
      – “How Farmers are Protecting the Environment.”
      – “The Future of Food: Understanding What the Next Generation of Farmers and Consumers Want.”

This week’s briefs cover selecting top-shelf alfalfa genetics, planting date research and soybean crop rotation.

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 February 17, 2020

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Few enterprises are as exciting and unpredictable as farming. The variables that farmer’s can control require time and knowledge. Local Pioneer sales reps and agronomists are here to help bridge the gap between the known and unknown. 

This week’s briefs cover machinery options for reducing soil compaction, sorghum fertility management and selecting silage hybrids. 

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 February 10, 2020

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When something threatens yield, identifying the root cause is as important for long-term success as knowing how to properly manage the immediate threat. Pioneer agronomists help growers tackle urgent problems and plan for the long term to achieve the best results year after year.

This week’s briefs cover the role clouds play in solar radiation, CRISPR-Cas and managing viral wheat diseases.

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 February 3, 2020

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Farming is built on making the best decisions for an uncertain future. Pioneer researchers and agronomists are always working to solve today’s problems while anticipating tomorrow’s challenges. 

This week we look at the benefits of blended soybean varieties, corn rootworm defense with Pioneer® brand Qrome® products and Gibberella stalk rot. 

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

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