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

Seven Seed for a Season Winners Announced

Mississauga, Ontario, November 24, 2016 – DuPont Pioneer today announced seven winners who will each receive up to $25,000 in Pioneer® brand products through the Seed for a Season contest that is aimed at providing opportunities to its customers to improve the profitability of their operations.

“The Early Bird winners are just the first of 20 prizes DuPont Pioneer will be awarding to the winners in this year’s contest,” says Collin Phillip, business director - Eastern Canada, DuPont Pioneer. “We hope these prizes will enable our customers to fulfill a life-long goal or dream of theirs, it’s really about giving back and creating opportunities.”

“We are pleased to be one of the winners of the DuPont Pioneer Seed for a Season contest! Pioneer has great products with great service from reliable sales representatives. All in all, another great year to be a farmer,” says Paul Pearson of Pearson Farms.

A complete list of the Early Bird winners follows:

Name City/Town Province
Lloyd Frey, Frey Farms Inc. Elmira Ontario
Ralph Haverkamp Milverton Ontario
Paul Pearson, Pearson Farms Tilbury Ontario
Todd Rhodes, Robert Rhodes Farms Inc. Chatham Ontario
Roger Brisson, Ferme BRG Inc. St-Stanislas Québec
Ferme Guillaume Tell. Saint-Jean-De-Matha Québec
Donald Laroche, Ferme Telefils Inc. Warwick Québec

To enter the Seed for a Season contest, purchase any Pioneer® brand corn or soybean product to be automatically entered 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 13 more prizes are available to be won. Three more draws will take place on Dec. 9, 2016, 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 winners of the DuPont Pioneer Seed for a Season contest.
L to R: Grant Pearson, George Pearson, Pat Washburn (Pioneer sales representative), Paul Pearson, and Kevin Washburn (Pioneer sales representative)

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