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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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News Briefs August 13, 2018

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With a thousand decisions to make every growing season, quality agronomic information is something growers need every day to manage their operations with confidence. This week’s media briefs cover a better way of predicting corn maturity, identifying early white mold development and selecting hybrids for drought conditions.

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 August 6, 2018

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Identifying stressors—whether it’s insects, bacterial infections, weeds or drought—can be the difference between a successful harvest or a “better luck next year” feeling. This week’s media briefs cover how to differentiate between bacterial infections, identifying weeds and drought tolerance.

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 July 30, 2018

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Each week, Pioneer field agronomists examine crops for issues that affect growers in their area. Check out the timely, locally-focused videos they create to give growers information they need to stay ahead of potential yield-robbing threats. This week, agronomists cover topics on crop pollination, evaluating generic fungicides and checking for purple leaf sheath.

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 July 23, 2018

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As an agronomic leader, Pioneer takes pride in providing timely and useful agronomic information to the public. Pioneer Field Agronomists have taken this to the next level through their use of Pioneer® GrowingPoint® Agronomy videos. This week, agronomists cover topics about using kernel set to determine stress events, managing Japanese beetles and high nighttime temperatures.

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

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UniPro Foodservice Inc. and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Introduce Versa™ Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying Oil for Food Service

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ATLANTA, GA and DES MOINES, IA, July 19, 2018 — UniPro Foodservice Inc. and Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, today announced the introduction of UniPro’s new, high-performance soybean oil known as Versa Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying Oil.

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