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News Briefs October 15, 2018

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The wet weather has resulted in pod shattering in soybean fields that were mature and dry before the weather changed. A few adjustments should be made before harvesting those soybean fields. Pioneer’s team of agronomists are on-call and in the field day-in and day-out to help farmers manage whatever Mother Nature throws their way. This week’s media briefs cover yield loss from soybean pod shattering, corn stalk integrity and soybean sudden death syndrome. 

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 October 8, 2018

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Mother Nature won’t let up this season, leaving many growers with a series of choices that impact yield. Pioneer’s agronomists are out working with and advising growers, helping them achieve their best possible yields. This week’s media briefs cover late-season plant management, nitrogen applications during a wet season and finding black dust in corn fields. 

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 October 1, 2018

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Harvest 2018 isn’t in the books, but that won’t stop growers from planning for the 2019 growing season. Fall fertility programs and new products to protect and maximize grower investments are the forefront of most conversations, and Pioneer field agronomists are right there to answer whatever questions growers may have. This week’s media briefs cover maximizing manure applications, soybean stem canker and soybean quality. 

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 September 24, 2018

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Farmers don’t have an easy job. The to-do list is never-ending: select desirable hybrid and variety traits, manage a fertility program, scout and control weeds and pests. Not to mention reacting to Mother Nature’s curveballs. Fortunately, Pioneer’s dedicated local agronomists work directly with growers to provide solid agronomic knowledge so they can succeed year-after-year. This week’s media briefs cover Pioneer® brand A-series soybeans Big A Challenge, potassium removal and understanding corn kernel drydown.

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, and CHS Inc. Announce 2019 Program for Pioneer® brand Plenish® High Oleic Soybeans

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CHS Inc. (CHS) will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans for 2019 production.

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News Briefs September 17, 2018

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It’s an irony many growers have experienced: a great start to the season can be as much a curse as a blessing. The same early-season conditions that position crops for a great yield make them vulnerable to later stressors when their energy needs peak. This week’s media briefs cover soybean waterhemp control, corn development and stalk assessment, and preparing for an early harvest.

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

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Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Make “A” Big Splash with the Big A Challenge

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Des Moines, IA, Sept. 12, 2018 — Just like Pioneer® brand A-Series soybeans are next-generation varieties helping growers achieve the highest yield potential on their farm, FFA helps the next generation of growers meet tomorrow’s challenges head on. Together, they are teaming up for the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge.

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News Briefs September 10, 2018

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Rain, rain go away; at least until after harvest. It has been an exceptionally wet few weeks across the Midwest, slowing down many growers hoping to harvest in early September. This week’s media briefs cover soybean lodging, weed and insect control, shifting SCN resistance and AcreFLEX.

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 September 4, 2018

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Farm Progress Show 2018 has come and gone. We got a bit muddy, busted myths and set records. It was a great show.

Want to speak with an expert on anything you might have missed during the Farm Progress Show? Contact Kacey Birchmier at kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

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News Briefs August 27, 2018

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Farm Progress Show 2018 is finally here! We’re looking forward to seeing you at the Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Tent #124 and Pioneer Tent #634. When you visit the Pioneer tent, grab a fried food sample from the Plenish Kitchen. We need your help to set a record for the number of Plenish food samples served! 

View our full stage schedule at https://mediaresource.pioneer.com/farmprogress2018 

This week’s media briefs cover soybean weed control programs, scouting for head worms in grain sorghum and monitoring corn stalk quality. 

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

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