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March 20, 2017

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High-Oleic Soybeans Could be Fourth-Largest Crop
DuPont Pioneer expands Encirca tools
Crop Insights
A Mild Winter Can Result in Added Insect Pressure
Managing Corn Rootworm
Community Investment
DuPont Pioneer Grant Adds Ag Related High School Classes

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DuPont Pioneer committed $100,000 to the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator, a business accelerator focused on ag technology startup companies.

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Planting season is just around the corner, and experts from DuPont Pioneer have plenty of advice for growers as they prep for the warmer temperatures. Story briefs this week include Pioneer field agronomists on how mild winter temperatures can affect insect pressure and tips for managing corn rootworm. Experts also discuss the potential growth for high-oleic soybeans and more in this week’s email. 

Want to speak with a Pioneer expert on these or other topics? Contact Susan Mantey Contact Susan Mantey.

Pioneer In the News
High-Oleic Soybeans Could be Fourth-Largest Crop
High-oleic soybeans, including Pioneer® brand Plenish® high-oleic soybeans, could be planted in as many as 15 million acres in the future, potentially replacing cotton as the fourth-largest crop in the United States, behind corn, commodity soybeans and wheat, Russ Sanders, director of food and industry markets at DuPont Pioneer told AgriNewsRead more

DuPont Pioneer expands Encirca tools
Harley Janssen, services manager, field technology at DuPont Pioneer, presents a new range of grower tools to allow for better usage of agricultural data. Farmers using these tools from EncircaSM services will have access to weather updates and can sign up for services related to in-field nitrogen management and other, similar services…Read more

Crop Insights
A Mild Winter Can Result in Increased Insect Pressure
A warmer winter can help make things easier when dealing with residue, but it can also result in added insect pressure, according to DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Brian Buck. Cold temperatures kill insect eggs in the soil, but with a mild winter, insect pressure may be higher than with a normal winter …Hear more

Want to speak to a local DuPont Pioneer expert on this topic? Contact Susan Mantey.

Managing Corn Rootworm
For every root node lost to rootworm feeding, growers can expect a 15 percent loss in yield. Rotating crops, using hybrids that contain a Bt trait for corn rootworm control and applying insecticide are a few of the ways rootworm can be controlled, according to Pioneer agronomists…Read more 

Want to speak to a local DuPont Pioneer expert on this topic? Contact Susan Mantey.

Community Investment
DuPont Pioneer Grant Adds Ag Related High School Classes
Owatonna High School in Owatonna, Minnesota, will offer a pair of new classes—Natural Resources and Ecology 1 and 2—thanks to a $4,800 grant from DuPont Pioneer. The high school’s agriculture teacher, Liz Tinaglia, will be able to offer the classes next year following a curriculum training course in Alaska this summer…Read more
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