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News Briefs August 28, 2017

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Several DuPont Pioneer expert spokespeople will be on hand during the Farm Progress Show 2017 in Decatur, Illinois, to discuss DuPont’s purchase of Granular and the role of digital ag in farming, Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans, Pioneer® brand A-Series soybeans and much more. Interviews can be arranged during the tradeshow at booth #833 — the corner of Seventh/Eighth Progress Street and Central Progress Avenue — or by appointment.

Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com to schedule an interview.

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Performance Food Group and DuPont Pioneer Announce the National Roll-Out of New Pioneer® Brand Plenish®^ High Oleic Soybean Oil-Based Premium Fry Oil for Restaurants

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Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC) and DuPont Pioneer today announced PFG is introducing a new high-performance soybean oil that is helping expand the market for U.S. soybean growers. The primary ingredient in the new oil, Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybean oil, has been shown to maintain its quality longer in fryers and has an oil profile similar to that of olive oil without impacting taste.

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News Briefs August 21, 2017

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Much of the continental United States will be cast in shadow later today as the total solar eclipse moves from west to east. A little less sunlight won’t stop the Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour which also moves across the Corn Belt this week. Read on for more on this, silage harvest tips and more. Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs August 14, 2017

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It’s been a busy week or so at DuPont and DuPont Pioneer. Last Wednesday, we made a big announcement with the acquisition of the ag software company Granular. That came on the heels of a release announcing the merger date for Dow and DuPont. In this week’s briefs, look for details on the acquisition, the merger date, rust diseases and charcoal rot.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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DuPont Acquires Ag Software Company Granular to Accelerate Digital Ag Strategy and Help Farmers Operate More Profitable Businesses

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Transaction Reflects DuPont’s Commitment to Shaping the Agtech Market
Granular’s CEO Sid Gorham to Lead Digital Agriculture for DuPont

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News Briefs August 7, 2017

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Among the benefits of high oleic soybeans, better milk premiums could join grower premiums, as a recent Penn State study shows dairy rations with high oleic soybeans improves butterfat values. Also this week, find out about a collaboration with Evogene that includes R&D research of microbiome-based seed treatments in corn and how to check for corn pollination. Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs July 31, 2017

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Farm Progress Show is just around the corner, and with it, the end of a year-long “Unlock Your Yield” tour powered by Pioneer brand Qrome products. Pioneer is donating the tour’s centerpiece -- a tricked-out, shiny-as-chrome, stainless steel Timpte® Super Hopper grain trailer -- to the National FFA Organization for auction during Farm Progress. This week’s briefs cover the auction and how your bid can support FFA, what to do if you discover Bt resistant pests, and monitoring for the thistle caterpillar. Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs July 24, 2017

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Innovation is part of what sets DuPont Pioneer apart—as a company and as a collaborator. This week’s briefs cover the launch of a website that connects inventors with our scientists, the CRISPR-Cas patent pool, scouting for Japanese beetles and late-applied nitrogen. Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs July 17, 2017

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As summer rolls on, many areas are experiencing warm temperatures. What does that mean for growers? This week’s briefs cover how high night temperatures can affect corn yields, the spider mite’s proclivity to reproduce in hot environments, how DuPont Pioneer uses automation to increase efficiency and whether growers should apply a fungicide.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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News Briefs July 10, 2017

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DuPont Pioneer is known for its leadership in agronomy, genetics and skills development. This week’s news briefs highlight Pioneer continuing this effort in an educational collaboration with Purdue University and through a fun and informative opportunity with North Dakota State University.

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey at susan.mantey@pioneer.com.

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