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News Briefs June 25, 2018

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When unpredictable conditions occur during the growing season, growers have learned they can depend on Pioneer’s knowledge and support to help them achieve their best yields. This week’s briefs cover research to improve nitrogen decision tools, warm weather speeding crop development, foliar fungicides in soybeans and corn rootworm management.

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, Showcases Pollinator Demonstration Garden

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JOHNSTON, Iowa, June 19, 2018 — Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, brand products are synonymous with crops. However, it may come as a surprise that many agricultural crops are dependent on bees, moths and other insects and animals to help pollinate those crops. To celebrate National Pollinator Week and support pollinator health, employees at the Johnston, Iowa Corteva Agriscience campus are gathering on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to construct a Pollinator Demonstration Garden. A brief program will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. As part of the festivities, First Gentleman Kevin Reynolds, husband of Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, will be on hand to help plant the garden and to promote his pollinator health and habitat platform.

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S.A.V.E. Farm, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Work to Help Veterans

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MANHATTAN, Kan., June 19, 2018 — With more than two million service members transitioning from the U.S. Armed Forces back to civilian life, the Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education, or S.A.V.E. Farm, aims to bridge the gap between that workforce and the aging population of most American farmers. To aid the nonprofit in creating programs that provide agricultural training, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is sponsoring a half-day workshop Friday, June 22, 2018.

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News Briefs June 18, 2018

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Beyond providing timely agronomy information and top-shelf products, DuPont Pioneer is focused on its relationship with farmers. Community partnerships and sponsorships ensure the next generation of growers is ready to join the team. This week’s briefs cover a unique relationship between S.A.V.E. Farm and Pioneer, excellent June growing conditions, foliar fungicides and late-season weed control.

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 June 11, 2018

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Advances in crop yields starts with years and years of testing, trial-and-error, and analyzing data. Recently, DuPont Pioneer discovered trends in optimum plant density and yield gains. This week’s briefs cover that research, whether corn can grow too fast, and scouting for corn borer and sulfur deficiencies.

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

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DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Discovers Trends in Optimum Plant Density and Yield Gains

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Des Moines, Iowa, June 6, 2018 — Analysis of 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant density increased, the range for maximizing corn yields also widened. This means modern hybrids benefit from increased plant populations without the previous instability that resulted from higher populations. Study findings show a 53 bu/A yield increase.

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News Briefs June 4, 2018

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The growing season is in full swing. Throughout the nation, growers are making nitrogen decisions, considering replants, evaluating stands and more. This week’s briefs cover nitrogen side-dress considerations, water and nutrient uptake in corn, and foliar diseases.

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

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Sukup Manufacturing Wins InnovationLEADER Award Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont

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Des Moines, Iowa, May 29, 2018 — Sukup Manufacturing Co., based in Sheffield, Iowa, was awarded the 2018 innovationLEADER Award. The award is designed by the Des Moines Business Record, and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, to recognize an Iowa business or organization for its culture of innovation and revolutionary ideas. Steve Sukup, chief financial officer, Sukup Manufacturing, accepted the award on Thursday, May 24, 2018, as part of the innovationIOWA awards banquet held at the Carver Center on the Johnston, Iowa campus of Corteva Agriscience.

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News Briefs May 29, 2018

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Timely agronomic information can be the difference between record yields or sub-par performance. Pioneer strives to be the go-to resource for timely, valuable agronomic insight. This week’s briefs cover early crop development, soybean replant considerations, treatment for head scab in wheat and soybean weed management.

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 May 21, 2018

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Corteva AgriscienceTM, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, invests heavily in cutting-edge agronomic information and technology to provide the best quality of service to growers. This week’s briefs cover research on temperature and early corn growth, a licensing agreement between Corteva AgriscienceTMand Monsanto, corn rootworm management, and early season weed control.

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

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