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2013 News Releases

December 2013

December 20, 2013
DuPont Congratulates David Hula for Breaking Corn Yield World Record with Pioneer® Brand Hybrid P2088YHR in 2013 NCGA Corn Yield Contest
Growers Planting Pioneer® Brand Hybrids Win Eight National Titles in 2013 Contest »

December 11, 2013
DuPont Senior Vice President James C. Collins Details Serious Consequences of Altering the Renewable Fuel Standard in Testimony to U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee
Collins’ testimony will detail the investments DuPont has made in the industry because of the stability of the RFS, and the policy’s impact on increasing energy security, lowering greenhouse gas emissions and strengthening rural economies »

November 2013

November 19, 2013
DuPont Leader James Collins to Discuss How Science Can Secure Our Energy Future
Collins to Deliver Plenary Address at Total Energy USA 2013 Conference »

November 14, 2013
Strong North America Performance Validates Corn Market Share Gain for DuPont
DuPont announced a gain of more than one point in North America corn market share for its Pioneer seed business and strong harvest results in 2013 »

October 2013

October 28, 2013
DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine for the 6th Consecutive Year
Annual Survey Ranks DuPont Among the Top Biotechnology Employers »

October 16, 2013
DuPont CEO Announces Progress on 2020 Food Security Goals at World Food Prize
Kullman Highlights Innovation, Education and Rural Development Initiatives »

July 2013

July 31, 2013
DuPont to Advance Agricultural Research and Technological Innovation in Africa
DuPont Pioneer and Pannar Seed Commence Partnership »

July 2, 2013
REPORT: 2013 Global Food Security Index Shows Promise in Developing Nations as Some Developed Countries Decline in Rankings
Annual DuPont-Commissioned Index Highlights Key Indicators in 107 Countries and Prompts Action »

June 2013

June 25, 2013
Inclusive Innovation in Action: New DuPont Innovation Center Launched in Iowa
12th Innovation Center Highlights DuPont’s Unique Integrated Science Capabilities to Help Feed and Fuel a Growing Population »

June 11, 2013
DuPont Opens Seed Production Facility in Ukraine
The Investment in Stasi, Poltava Area Ensures a Reliable Supply of High-Quality Seed »

June 6, 2013
DuPont Leaders Highlight Innovation and Collaboration at FORTUNE Global Forum in Chengdu, China
DuPont senior leaders are in China this week to highlight innovation and collaboration, meeting with both public and private sector leaders regarding the challenges of feeding a growing population, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting people and the environment. »

May 2013

May 21, 2013
DuPont Leader Encourages Next Generation to Get Involved in Global Food Security
DuPont Pioneer President Paul Schickler urged leaders from across government, business and non-profit organizations to invest in today’s youth to solve the greatest challenge of tomorrow’s generation – feeding 9 billion people. »

May 17, 2013
DuPont Launches Collaborative Initiatives in Ethiopia to Help Farmers Produce More Food and Improve Post-Harvest Grain Storage
Company Collaborates with Government of Ethiopia and USAID to Provide Maize Farmers with Hybrid Seed, Improved Seed Distribution System and Post-Harvest Storage »

May 2, 2013
DuPont Wins Bioeconomy Leadership Award
Inaugural Award Honors Pioneering Work in Advancing Renewable Fuels and Chemicals »

April 2013

April 25, 2013
DuPont Announces a $400,000 Grant to Iowa State University’s Science Bound Program
The grant will help the ISU Science Bound program to increase the number of ethnically diverse Iowa students pursuing careers in agriculture, science, technology, mathematics and engineering. »

April 19, 2013
New Report Addresses China’s Evolving Food Security Strategy
DuPont-Commissioned Report Demonstrates How Science Can Help China Meet Its Food Security Goals »

April 15, 2013
DuPont Receives ‘Patents for Humanity’ Award for Groundbreaking Research to Improve Nutritional Profile of Staple Crop
ted States Patent and Trademark Office Recognizes Humanitarian Achievements of the Africa Biofortified Sorghum Initiative »

April 11, 2013
Inclusive Innovation in Action: New DuPont Innovation Center Launched in Turkey
11th DuPont Innovation Center to Focus on Food, Construction, Automotive & Energy »

March 2013

March 26, 2013
DuPont and Monsanto Reach Technology Licensing Agreements on Next-Generation Soybean Technologies
DuPont and Monsanto announced a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers »

March 15, 2013
DuPont Joins Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist Global Enterprise R&D Cooperation Framework
Research Collaboration Will Create New Opportunities in Solving Global Challenges »

February 2013

February 26, 2013
DuPont Leader Updates 2013 Agriculture Research Pipeline with Investors
Agriculture & Nutrition Segments Spur Growth, Product Development Across Food Value Chain »