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2010 News Releases

December 2010

December 14, 2010
Syngenta, DuPont sign corn rootworm trait licensing agreement
Syngenta to license MIR604 corn rootworm trait to DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred »

October 2010

October 6, 2010
DuPont Advisory Committee to Tackle Challenge of Feeding Global Population of 9 Billion
Committee Members’ Diverse Backgrounds Enable a Fresh Approach to the Global Challenge »

September 2010

September 15, 2010
DuPont Business Pioneer Hi-Bred Partners with Pannar Seed to Increase Global Food Productivity
Agreement To Give Farmers More and Better Seed Choices, Increase Innovation »

August 2010

August 4, 2010
DuPont Leader: Drought Tolerant Crops Critical to Increasing Food Production
Scientific Solutions to Sustainably Increase Agriculture Productivity »

July 2010

July 30, 2010
European Union Approves Maize with Herculex® I/Herculex® RW and Herculex® RW/ Herculex® I/Roundup Ready® Corn 2 Trait Stacks for Import, Food, Feed & Processing
The European Commission announced that it has granted import, food, feed and processing approvals for biotechnology maize products jointly developed by DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. »

June 2010

June 28, 2010
DuPont Leader: Global Demand for Renewable Innovations Growing
Craig F. Binetti outlined the company’s strategy for delivering a broad portfolio of biomaterials and biofuels to global markets at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing. »

June 22, 2010
DuPont Named to Biofuels Digest 2010 “Transformative Technologies 30″
DuPont Collaborations with Key Partners Recognized »

June 8, 2010
DuPont Receives USDA Regulatory Approval for Plenish™ High Oleic Soybeans
Next-Generation Soybean Oil Trait Provides Food and Industrial Benefits »

May 2010

May 6, 2010
Agricultural Biotechnology Addresses Consumer Demands for Healthier Foods
Next-Generation Biotech Traits will Provide Benefits for Farmers and Consumers »

May 5, 2010
DuPont Leader: 21st Century Solutions Need 21st Century Policy
New Level of Regulatory Collaboration to Encourage Innovation »

May 4, 2010
DuPont Names Leader for China Agricultural Seed Business
William S. Niebur to Lead Pioneer Hi-Bred in Key Growth Market »

May 4, 2010
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Expanding Bio-PDO™ Production in Tennessee
New Investment to Meet the Growing Demand for Biomaterials »

May 3, 20010
DuPont Receives U.S. EPA Approval for First ‘Refuge-in-the-Bag’ Seed Product
10 Percent Corn Rootworm Refuge and Simplified Refuge Compliance for Farmers »

March 2010

March 18, 2010
DuPont to Expand Plant Genetics Research Facilities
$40 Million Investment to Focus on Advanced Plant Genetics to Help Farmers Boost Agricultural Productivity »

March 2, 2010
U.S. Government Awards DuPont, Partners with Technology Investment Agreement for Macroalgae-to-Biobutanol Research
Next-Generation Biofuels Awarded $17.7 Million by U.S. Department of Energy »

February 2010

February 17, 2010
Public-Private Partnership to Improve Maize Harvests 30-50 percent and Provide Options for African Smallholder Farmers
Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID; In-Kind Contributions From Partners »

February 4, 2010
DuPont Leader: Drought-Tolerant Crops Developed Through Modern Breeding are Key to Sustainably Increasing Grain Production
Pioneer Convenes Conference to Discuss Opportunities and Challenges of Maize Cultivation Under Dry Conditions »

January 2010

January 29, 2010
First Facility to Efficiently Convert Corncobs and Bioenergy Crops to Cellulosic Ethanol Opens
DDCE, UT/Genera Energy, and State of Tennessee Mark Grand Opening in Vonore »

January 13, 2010
DuPont and BASF Announce Settlement
DuPont and BASF Plant Science announced they have reached an agreement on a patent infringement dispute relating to biotechnology traits. »