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DuPont Pioneer Announces Prize Winners of the 2017 Seed for a Season Contest

Seven Seed for a Season Winners received up to $25,000 each in Pioneer® brand seed


Mississauga, Ontario, January 11, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer announced seven winners from the second round of the Seed for a Season contest who will each receive up to $25,000 in Pioneer® brand products. The Seed for a Season contest for growers in Eastern Canada is aimed at providing opportunities to customers to improve the profitability of their operations.

“This year’s Seed for a Season contest is about giving back to our customers and helping them realize opportunities both on and off the farm,” says Collin Phillip, business director - Eastern Canada at DuPont Pioneer. “We are very pleased to be able to make a positive impact on the lives of so many of our customers.”

A complete list of the winners follows:

Name City/Town Province
Bev Ritchie, Porkhill Farms Ltd. Parkhilll Ontario
Rick Geisberger, Geisberger Farms Hampton Ontario
Norman & Randy Campbell, Knollcrest Farms Ltd. Mitchell Ontario
Rob Annett, Annbee Farms Bothwell Ontario
Pascal Dufault Saint-Ourst-Stanislas Québec
Réjean St-Pierre, Ferme M.R.D. Inc. Saint-Simon Québec
Réjean Theroux, Entreprises Théroux Inc. Saint-David Québec

To enter the Seed for a Season contest, purchase any Pioneer® brand corn or soybean for a chance to win one of many grand prizes. Double entries are earned with the purchase of DuPont™ Lumivia™ insecticide seed treatment. A total of 6 more prizes are available to be won. Two more draws will take place on Feb. 3 and March 24, 2017.

DuPont Pioneer 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®.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Seed for a Season contest winner.

One of the second round prize winners in the Seed for a Season contest.
L to R – Joe Elliott, Pioneer sales representative with Rob Annett and Craig Annett from Annbee Farms.

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