Dupont Pioneer CASE Grants

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Once again Dupont Pioneer is stepping up to work with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) to award grants to teachers who are implementing the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (pdf) but need resources. Grants of $2,500 to $5,000 are available to help train teachers and supply equipment and resources to prepare students for careers in agriculture and food. …

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Jerry Harrington Retires Dupont Pioneer

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I am still looking for a photo of Jerry Harrington, DuPont Pioneer Sales & Marketing Public Relations manager, that I want to use for this post. When I find it I will update it. In the meantime you get the pensive, paying attention Jerry Harrington from a conference at Dupont Pioneer headquarters in Iowa. The big news is that after …

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Kip Cullers in Africa

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About a week or so before Commodity Classic, I got a call from our good friend and rock star soybean grower Kip Cullers who was all excited about the trip he had just taken to South Africa. So, I did an interview with him while I had the chance, which was a good thing because I barely saw him at …

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Learning About MapShots Integration

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I’ve been collecting a lot of interviews here in Atlanta at the MapShots Customer Conference. Most of them will be shared over on However, I thought you might enjoy this one with official AgNerd, Keith Baker. Keith saw me wearing my ZimmGlass and that started an enjoyable conversation about the new technology I’ve been trying out as a member …

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Howard Buffett Foundation Initiatives Announced

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Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and philanthropist/farmer Howard G. Buffett were the stars at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogues today in Des Moines, launching new initiatives to address conservation, hunger and poverty issues in Africa. For one, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation has formed a partnership with John Deere and DuPont Pioneer to promote conservation agriculture adoption and …

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IFAJ Master Class and Boot Camp

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One of the great things about the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) is the professional improvement it offers for up and coming ag journalists all over the world. Alltech sponsors a Young Leader award program that offers an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop for 10 promising new journalists from ten different countries. This year’s young leader from the United …

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Head of DuPont Argentina Addresses IFAJ

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The country manager for DuPont in Argentina addressed the IFAJ 2013 Congress during the last day of activities for the event and he talked about the importance of the country for his company. “DuPont is a science company and we want to produce solutions for some of the biggest challenges in the world and one of those is feeding the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dupont, IFAJ, International, Pioneer Cindy ZimmermanHead of DuPont Argentina Addresses IFAJ

Dupont Pioneers Local & Global Presence

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If you missed the Dupont Pioneer pavilion during the 2013 Farm Progress Show then you had your blinders on. The huge exhibit brought attendees into an air-conditioned environment to view their state-of-the-art technology for growers to take advantage of globally. Senior Marketing Manager, Luke Davies, talked with me in their exhibit to shed some light on their growing product line …

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Buenos Dias from Buenos Aires!

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Agriblogger and Farmpodcaster have arrived in Argentina to blog the 2013 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Congress! Not sure how many Americans are making the trip this year but it’s at least a couple dozen. There are 14 pictured in the photo below taken at Ag Media Summit, plus Chuck – and I know of at least 5 more …

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DPP Graindesk Mobile App

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With more growers relying on mobile technology for their daily farming operations, Farms Technology, L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont Pioneer, has upgraded its Dynamic Pricing PlatformSM (DPPSM) Graindesk mobile app to reflect sellers’ changing needs for updated grain-market information. The free DPP mobile app puts your preferred buyers’ bids at your fingertips, enabling you to make, monitor and …

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