DuPont Pioneer to expand in two Indiana counties
“DuPont Pioneer has been a long-standing corporate citizen and one of Tipton’s most valued employers for many years,” said Tipton Mayor Don Havens. “The expansion of this agri-business is a most welcome economic development event for Tipton County.”
“Rush County is excited to have a prestigious company like DuPont Pioneer expanding and building their future in our community,” said Gerald Mohr, president of the Rush County Council. “The expansion of DuPont Pioneer and hiring of additional employees is always a great economic boost to Rush County.”
Agriculture is one of the leading sectors of Indiana’s economy, with a $20 billion annual impact. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Hoosier State is home to 62,000 farms, 14.8 million acres of farmland and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for agriculture exports of corn, feed and fodder, soybeans and pork.
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