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April 24, 2015 9:31 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Company Overview

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. develops and distributes agricultural products. The company offers corn, soybeans, corn silage, inoculants, alfalfa, sorghum, sunflowers, canola, and wheat. Additionally, it provides mustard, rice, maize, and millet. 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 incorporated in 1926 and is based in Johnston, Iowa. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

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P.O. Box 1000

Johnston, IA 50131-0184

United States

Founded in 1926

5,025 Employees





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 Appoints Collin Phillip as New Business Director for Eastern Canada

DuPont Pioneer announced that Collin Phillip will be joining to the role of business director, Eastern Canada, to be located in the Chatham, Ontario office. Prior to joining DuPont Pioneer, he held marketing and supply chain leadership roles within the agricultural industry.

DuPont Pioneer Announces its New Class of Pioneer® Brand T Series Soybeans for the North American Market

DuPont Pioneer announced its new class of Pioneer® brand T Series soybeans for the North American market. The new varieties lead a class of products that have been vigorously evaluated and selected to excel in the areas where they will be sold. The new varieties are the best of a class that has gone through broad-scale testing across a range of environments and weather conditions. The new T Series varieties raise the bar on product performance and enhance its complete product line that farmers have learned to count on to deliver reliable yields year after year. The new 2015 T Series lineup includes a variety of traits and agronomic characteristics to help meet the diverse needs of soybean growers across North America and expands Pioneer offerings of varieties with the Genuity® Roundup Ready 2Yield® trait. The new class contains 33 new products ranging in maturity from Relative Maturity (RM) 006 to RM 76, including two maturity group 7 varieties that expand the range of Pioneer products soybean growers need in the Deep South. To maximize the return on their seed investment in 2015, growers should work closely with their Pioneer seed experts to build a plan that includes soybean products which are developed and tested to suit their unique management practices and operational goals.

DuPont Pioneer Celebrates Multi-Million Dollar Production Expansion in Chatham, Ontario

DuPont Pioneer celebrated the opening of two new processing towers representing a $19 million investment at the DuPont Pioneer Chatham production location. Media and employees had the opportunity to tour the expanded facility, which now includes corn refuge blending towers and new soybean conditioning equipment, such as dryers and bins. The expansion, at approximately 15,000 square feet, will house blending and treating equipment with Human Machine Interface controlled processes.

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