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Corteva Agriscience Sponsors Conservation in Action Tour

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2019 — Corteva Agriscience is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Conservation in Action Tour held this week in Central Iowa. The tour is organized by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), a national public-private partnership that envisions the widespread use of economically and environmentally beneficial agricultural systems.

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News Briefs August 19, 2019

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Smartphones have revolutionized farming and Pioneer has been at the forefront of the technological movement. The launch of the new Corn Yield Estimator tool is a key part of the Pioneer mobile app and a revamped Pioneer.com website provides farmers with the best agronomic information, whether they’re in-field or out. 

This week’s briefs cover corn blotch leafminer, thistle caterpillar populations and sugarcane aphid scouting. 

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

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Pioneer Launches Corn Yield Estimator as Part of New Mobile App and Website

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JOHNSTON, IA., Aug. 14, 2019 — Estimating corn yield is now easier than ever thanks to the new Pioneer Corn Yield Estimator. Now available to farmers as part of the Pioneer mobile app, the Corn Yield Estimator takes yield estimation to the next level. This tool uses a machine learning model, which allows farmers to quickly and accurately count the kernels on an ear while in the field. The yield estimate is based on kernel count, stand count and kernels per bushel. 

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News Briefs August 12, 2019

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The Iowa State Fair began last week and Corteva Agriscience was on hand to present the first Farmfluencer award aimed at inspiring the next generation of farmers. Corteva is committed to supporting the agriculture community as well as providing the best-in-class agriculture products and research growers depend on. 

This week’s briefs cover southern rust management, corn rootworm trapping and evaluating root compaction.

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

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Pioneer Expands Pioneer® Brand Enlist E3™ Soybeans Availability for 2020 Planting

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2019 — Today, Pioneer announced expanded availability of Pioneer® brand Enlist E3 soybeans for 2020. Varieties will be available across the U.S. in a range of maturities.

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News Briefs August 5, 2019

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Agronomists continue to deliver timely, relevant information on emerging pest and disease threats throughout the U.S. By arming their local communities with accurate agronomic information, farmers get the tools they need to finish the growing season strong. 

This week’s briefs cover European corn borer, Japanese beetles and corn pollination yield assessments. 

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 July 29, 2019

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This year’s wet spring created planting challenges. Now, diseases and pests are affecting crop development. Pioneer agronomists help inform growers of pest problems in their area and how to manage them. 

This week’s briefs cover drought stress in corn, Physoderma brown spot and garden symphylan. 

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 July 22, 2019

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Today’s farmers must juggle a plethora of competing management decisions in overlapping timeframes. Incorrectly identifying a corn disease can cost time, money and yield if inadequately treated. Pioneer agronomists have the knowledge to guide growers through these decisions. 

This week’s briefs cover managing second-generation corn borer, correctly identifying corn disease and corn irrigation termination. 

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 July 15, 2019

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No matter the growing conditions, it’s likely that some disease or pest is just waiting for the ideal time to proliferate and damage crops. Pioneer Field Agronomists are out in the fields, helping farmers identify and treat diseases and pests before they become problems. 

This week’s briefs cover spotting the differences between common rust and Southern rust, managing prevent plant acres, and identifying frogeye leaf spot. 

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 July 8, 2019

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Not every yield-boosting agronomic practice should be used in all situations. Growers need to evaluate the economic viability of practices like foliar fungicide applications to achieve the most economic return on investment. Pioneer field agronomists are available to answer these important, time-sensitive questions. 

This week’s briefs cover rapid growth syndrome, hail damage in corn and soybean R3 fungicide applications.

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

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