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DuPont Pioneer Announces Winners of the 2017 Seed for Season Maritimes Contest

Mississauga, Ontario, February 13, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer today announced the winners of its Seed for a Season contest in the Maritime provinces. This contest provides opportunities to DuPont Pioneer customers to improve the profitability of their operations and features three prizes of up to $10,000 in Pioneer® brand seed products.

“We are happy to announce our Seed for a Season Maritimes contest winners in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island,” says Collin Phillip, business director - Eastern Canada, DuPont Pioneer. “It is an opportunity to help these customers pursue a project or dream by providing their seed for the coming season."

A complete list of the winners follows:

Name City/Town Province
Josh Redden, Prospect Farms Windsor Nova Scotia
Murray Culberson, MWC Farms Ltd. Jacksonville New Brunswick
Cory MacNeill North Rustico Prince Edward Island

DuPont Pioneer customers entered the Seed for a Season Maritimes contest by purchasing any Pioneer brand corn or soybean products by December 9, 2016 and were automatically entered for a chance to win one of three prizes. One winner was chosen in each of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

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.

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