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DuPont Pioneer Publishes Reference Manual about Silage Production

Pioneer forage experts share management insights

DES MOINES, Iowa - March 29, 2013 - DuPont Pioneer dairy, livestock and nutrition specialists have consolidated production and management information about silage into one manual and it's now available to growers, students, university extension and anyone interested in learning more about forages. The Pioneer Silage Zone® Resource Manual serves as a concise source of relevant silage-production information covering many topics including: planting, growing, harvesting, storing and feeding.

"The goals of the manual include helping customers meet the feed needs of their livestock operations and answering growers' questions," says Dan Jamison, DuPont Pioneer product communications manager - forage products. "Whether it is alfalfa haylage or corn silage or high-moisture corn, this well-rounded resource helps growers get the most out of their forage."

The Silage Zone Resource Manual, formerly known as the Pioneer Forage Manual, is a go-to resource for university staff members as well as growers. Backed by the expertise of 11 dairy and livestock specialists, local agronomists and an experienced nutritional sciences team, this manual provides a relevant, timely resource for anyone interested in learning more about silage production and management.

From planting to feeding, this manual is a one-of-a-kind resource that provides customers access to industry-leading research, agronomic information and nutritional expertise. It also offers an entire range of information on plant genetics, crop-specific forage additives, silage know-how and local services.

For more information on The Silage Zone Resource Manual or to order your own copy, contact your local Pioneer sales professional or click here to order online.

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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