The business' North America soybean market share was about one point lower in 2013 following gains of over 10 points since 2008.
Delivering Whole-Farm Decision Services to Growers
Leveraging its unique route-to-market, DuPont Pioneer is an industry leader in providing next-generation agronomy and Decision Services to growers through an expanding field services team and utilization of new technologies. When yield monitors became commonplace on U.S. farms, Pioneer launched comprehensive field-by-field mapping services. As agricultural operations became more complex, Pioneer grew its whole-farm profitability services to include a real-time grain marketing platform.
In the last year, Pioneer worked one-on-one with customers to map more than 20 million acres of harvest and as-planted acres, and to implement more than 1.5 million acres of variable rate seeding prescriptions. Providing end-to-end services, Pioneer has connected about 8,000 grain sellers and buyers through the Farms Technology Dynamic Pricing Platform. Last week, John Deere and Pioneer announced a
to allow growers to transmit field data wirelessly from Deere equipment to Pioneer
Select software, offering unparalleled convenience and timely analysis.
"Our Decision Services are helping growers to maximize profits and minimize risk, while improving farm operation sustainability through science, technology and customer knowledge," said Schickler. "Decision Services will be an important part of the Pioneer business as we continue to leverage our genetic and agronomic expertise with our analytic capabilities and technology to deliver year-round production and farm management services."
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is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.
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