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Company Overview of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Company Overview

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. develops and supplies plant genetics to farmers worldwide. It offers various crops, including corn/maize, soybeans, sorghum, sunflower, alfalfas, canola, wheat, rice, cotton, pearl millets, mustard, forage additives, and inoculants. The company offers its products, agronomic support, and various services to farmers, processors, livestock producers, and others in the United States and internationally. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. was formerly known as Hi-Bred Corn Company and changed its name to Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. in 1970. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Johnston, Iowa with additional operations in Canada and internat...

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P.O. Box 1000

Johnston, IA 50131-0184

United States

Founded in 1926





Key Executives for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Integrated Operations and Commercial Effectiveness
Director of Investor Relations
Age: 42
Associate General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Key Developments

DuPont Pioneer to Build Soybean Research Facility on the Site of Stine Haskell Research Center in Delaware

DuPont Pioneer is going to build a soybean research facility at a cost of $35 million on the site of its Stine Haskell Research Center in Delaware. The new addition will support its work and development of soybean products with a focus on insect resistance, herbicide tolerance and increased output traits. The facility will be located at the research centre located in Newark and is expected to be completed in 2016. The company said it will become home to experts in advanced genetic discovery to develop and test the products and traits. The facility will include two automated greenhouses with room for future expansion.

Weyerhaeuser Inks Technology License Agreement with DuPont Pioneer

Weyerhaeuser Company has announced the signing of a technology license agreement with DuPont Pioneer. The agreement is will advance seed technologies to help meet global demands for food, feed and fiber. It brings combine agricultural and forestry know-how to sustainably improve crop productivity for corn growers around the world.

Weyerhaeuser Company and DuPont Pioneer Enter Technology License Agreement

Weyerhaeuser Company announced a technology license agreement with DuPont Pioneer that will advance seed technologies to help meet growing global demands for food, feed and fiber. The agreement brings together agricultural and forestry know-how to sustainably improve crop productivity for corn growers around the world. Based on scientific research behind years of Weyerhaeuser NR sustainable forestry, the manufactured seed technology allows for the storage, nourishment, planting and germination of cells capable of growing into a plant. This technology provides a means to cost-effectively regenerate valuable, limited or fragile plant material.

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