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News Briefs July 1, 2019

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Pioneer’s local agronomists are working with farmers throughout the Corn Belt to make the most of a challenging growing season.

This week’s briefs cover wheat bean planting, the Qrome® revolution and crop response to herbicide applications. 

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 June 24, 2019

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This year’s planting delays caused countless challenges. The crops that did get planted will continue to have hurdles to clear throughout the growing season. Tracking crop health, applying fungicides and deterring insects are all key for reaching maximum yields.

This week’s briefs include grape colaspis in soybeans, using drones to track crop health and the importance of fungicide application timing. 

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

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Three FFA Chapters Named Finalists in Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, June 21, 2019 — Today, Pioneer announced three FFA chapters have been chosen as finalists in the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge. Each winning chapter will receive a cash prize and will have their decorated statues prominently displayed at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. 

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News Briefs June 17, 2019

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Record-breaking spring rains left U.S. corn planting at 83% complete, drastically lower than the 99% five-year average, according to the latest USDA report. This leaves millions of acres of corn to be planted in June and potentially millions of acres more to be replanted. Pioneer and its local agronomists are here to help farmers face these unprecedented challenges..

This week’s briefs include tips for June soybean planting, managing delayed corn growth and combating fallow syndrome. 

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 June 10, 2019

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Local Pioneer agronomists are a rich source of agronomic knowledge for farmers. Thanks to modern technology, farmers can bring that knowledge to the field with the Pioneer® GrowingPoint® Agronomy app.

This week’s briefs include cold stress and emerging corn, hail damage, and using the GrowingPoint Agronomy app. 

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

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Accenture Collaborates with Corteva Agriscience on Pilot Program to Bring Technology Skilling to Rural Iowa

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JEFFERSON, Iowa; June 5, 2019 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) announced today during a press conference with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a collaboration bringing together non-profit groups, higher education organizations, and government leaders to help individuals and educators in Jefferson, Iowa, acquire technology skills while remaining in their rural communities.

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News Briefs June 3, 2019

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Heavy rains and strong storms continue to plague much of the Corn Belt. These warmer, yet soggy conditions have many farmers wondering about their crops. Pioneer agronomists are available to help guide decision-making during this difficult situation.

This week’s briefs cover stink bug infestations, soybean seed treatments and switching corn maturities. 

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 May 28, 2019

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Weather-weary farmers are eager for sunshine, but those rays can be also be deadly. Sun protection is essential for farmers and ag professionals who spend a lot of time outside.

This week’s briefs cover sun safety, why corn might be yellow, splitting water between corn and cotton, and the launch of the #ProudToBeAFarmer campaign. 

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 #ProudToBeAFarmer Campaign

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, May 24, 2019 — American farmers are the backbone of this country. Since our nation’s founding, farmers have toiled and strived to feed both this nation and the world.

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News Briefs May 20, 2019

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Planting continues to inch forward throughout the Midwest, but challenges continue for farmers. Pioneer agronomists are in the field, helping farmers get the best results for their operations.

This week’s briefs include preplant anhydrous injury, replanting and soybean seed treatments with late planting. 

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

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