News Briefs December 17, 2018


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Thanks to advanced breeding and research efforts, Pioneer announced more than 100 new corn and soybean products will join its already outstanding lineup. No matter the products selected, Pioneer experts are available every step of the way to make sure growers know how to get the most from their seed investment. 

This week’s briefs cover hybrid selection, planting multiple hybrids, corn-after-corn production and the 2019 Pioneer product advancements. 

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Crop Insights

Selecting Hybrids for 2019 Season

Selecting corn hybrids is one of the most important decisions farmers will make each year. It needs to be given careful consideration. When looking at yield data after harvest, farmers should keep in mind that performance data from multiple locations — and from several years, if available — is the most accurate predictor of future hybrid performance. Previous performance and other considerations can help farmers select products for 2019…Read more

Strategies for Multi-Hybrid Planting

Farmers shopping to replace their planters have a multitude of recent innovative features to consider. One of those innovations is the ability to easily plant several hybrids in a field. New technology allows growers to use prescription maps to match hybrids with specific field conditions. Multi-hybrid planting likely will be most beneficial in fields with variable landscapes…Read more

Best Management Practices for Corn-After-Corn Production

Rotating corn with other crops, most often soybeans, has long been the standard for U.S. farmers. However, the economic advantages of growing corn have prompted growers to increase corn acres in their operations. When planting corn-after-corn, proper management of corn residue is one key to this practice…Read more

In the News

Pioneer Adds More Than 100 New, Top-Performing Corn and Soybean Products to Lineup

Pioneer has added more than 100 new, top-performing corn and soybean products to its industry-leading product lineup for growers in the United States and Canada. The 2019 class of new products further strengthens the Pioneer corn and soybean offering, which recorded its best overall yields in Pioneer history during the 2018 harvest…Read more

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