Watch the following videos to learn more about Pioneer’s commitment to research and development and advancing technology, that matters, in the field.


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LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

In our final Pioneer Harvest Hangout, Pioneer plant breeders Andy Ross and Don Kyle look forward to what they expect to influence the seed business and highlight new products they are excited about. Kyle and Ross also discuss why they are so passionate about delivering the best traits and genetics to growers.


VIDEO GALLERY

1. 2022 SURPRISES AND CHALLENGES

In this first Pioneer Harvest Hangout, agronomists Nate LeVan of Iowa and Pat Reeg of Illinois recap the challenges of the 2022 growing season, including weather woes and crop diseases. Then, they highlight how Pioneer traits held up against those factors and what the Pioneer team offers to help farmers overcome the challenges of each unique growing season.

2. SOYBEAN HARVEST RESULTS AND TOP GROWER QUESTIONS

Pioneer agronomists Nate LeVan and Pat Reeg return in this week’s Harvest Hangout to share results of this year’s soybean harvest in Iowa and Illinois and answer some of the top questions they received from farmers this season.

3. TESTING SCALE AND GROWER BENEFITS

Pioneer manages one the largest local and on-farm testing programs in the country. In this week’s Pioneer Harvest Hangout, we bring back Illinois agronomist Pat Reeg and Iowa agronomist Nate LeVan to explain the scale of this testing, provide examples of trials, and outline benefits to growers.

4. CORN HARVEST RESULTS AND PIONEER PIPELINE OF INNOVATIONS

Pioneer agronomists Pat Reeg and Nate LeVan join us for one last Harvest Hangout before passing the torch to our next set of speakers. This week they review 2022 corn harvest results in Iowa and Illinois, recognize hybrids that rose to the top this season, answer some of the top questions they received regarding corn this year, and outline products in the Pioneer pipeline they are excited about for 2023 and beyond.

5. THE ROLE OF PLANT BREEDERS

Pioneer corn breeder Andy Ross and soybean breeder Don Kyle took different paths, but both say Pioneer takes a unique approach to plant breeding. In this week’s Pioneer Harvest Hangout, Andy and Don describe a day in the life of a plant breeder, explain how their roles differ from agronomists, and talk about how they keep attuned to local challenges and management practices.

6. HARVEST TRENDS AND INSIGHTS

Pioneer plant breeders Andy Ross and Don Kyle recap the 2022 harvest and some of the trends that emerged this year. Ross is based in eastern Iowa and Kyle in northern Illinois, and during this week’s Pioneer Harvest Hangout they also provide insights into how seed development starts.

7. LOCAL TESTING FOR HIGHLY TARGETED PRODUCTS

In this week’s Pioneer Harvest Hangout, Pioneer plant breeders Don Kyle and Andy Ross explain the Pioneer testing process and highlight the pipeline and geographic diversity unique to the seed company. They tell Brownfield Pioneer seed products undergo multiple years of field testing to ensure consistent performance year after year.

8. LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

In our final Pioneer Harvest Hangout, Pioneer plant breeders Andy Ross and Don Kyle look forward to what they expect to influence the seed business and highlight new products they are excited about. Kyle and Ross also discuss why they are so passionate about delivering the best traits and genetics to growers.


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