Source: Pioneer Hi-Bred

Pioneer Hi-Bred announced it will open a new corn research center in northwest Iowa. The new research center is another example of additional investments Pioneer is making to ensure successful local product development to help farmers increase productivity.

The new research center will be located in Orange City, Iowa, and will provide expanded development and testing of new commercial corn hybrids for farmers in northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and southwest Minnesota.

"The new research center will further expand our efforts to provide products that fit the specific needs of farmers in this area," said John Soper, vice president - Pioneer Crop Genetics Research and Development. "This investment in local product development and testing reinforces our commitment to helping farmers get the right product on the right acre to maximize productivity."

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