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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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News Briefs May 13, 2019

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At Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, sustainability is at the heart of everything. Partnerships with local and national conservation groups are key pieces of improving environmental sustainability at no cost to farmer productivity.

This week’s briefs include successful corn germination, scouting for alfalfa winterkill and rhizoctonia root rot. 

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 6, 2019

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Cold, wet weather across much of the Corn Belt has many farmers itching to get in the field. Field scouting before planting should be a top priority. Saturated fields can lead to compaction and emergence issues. Knowing what to look for can be a game-changer. Pioneer field agronomists have the expertise to walk fields and provide guidance when scouting.

This week’s briefs include the risk of delays in corn planting, slug damage to crops and controlling Fusarium in winter wheat. 

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 April 29, 2019

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Navigating the weather, potential pests, disease threats and other operational needs can challenge even the most experienced farmer. Pioneer field agronomists are available to help guide decisions and maximize yield potential.

This week’s briefs cover hybrid maturity, soybean cyst nematode and how wind affects crops. 

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 April 22, 2019

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Farmers throughout the Corn Belt are busy applying anhydrous, prepping planters and finalizing spring plans. Pioneer’s team of field agronomists are gathering information and finding answers to the questions farmers have this season.

This week’s media briefs cover a southern wheat update, spring anhydrous application tips and early season kochia management. 

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 April 15, 2019

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A wet fall and spring have left many Midwest farmers with several challenges as they prepare for planting. Before heading into the field, farmers should check with their local Pioneer agronomist to discuss soil compaction, corn planting depth and early soybean planting, which are covered below, or any other agronomic concerns. 

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 April 8, 2019

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Feeding a growing global population requires consistent crop improvement. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is at the forefront of research and agronomic knowledge to help growers increase their yields and crop quality. 

This week’s media briefs include corn planting tips, the benefits of burndown in cornfields and the use of bait stations. 

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 April 1, 2019

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Flooding throughout the Midwest is preventing an early start to the season for many farmers. Pioneer agronomists know that farmers need a proactive plan to stay on track during and after #plant19. Our agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers achieve yield goals. 

This week’s media briefs cover spring nitrogen, and wheat and alfalfa 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 March 25, 2019

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Spring has sprung and farmers across the country are planning and prepping for the planting season. Choosing the correct products, seeding rate and timing can be a challenge, but Pioneer’s team of local agronomists are available to answer questions and help farmers succeed in 2019. 

This week’s media briefs cover soybean seeding rates, molds and mycotoxins, effective burndown applications and the Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, acquisition of Clearfield® canola. 

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 March 18, 2019

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As spring is approaches, it’s time for farmers to scout wheat fields for winterkill or heaving issues. This week’s media briefs also include information on early soybean planting, foliar diseases and the selection of two new members of the future board of directors for Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. 

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

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