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DuPont Pioneer Congratulates Rock Your Harvest Contest Winners in Western Canada

The contest was open to growers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia


Saskatoon, SK, February 25, 2016 – DuPont Pioneer today announced the twelve (12) winners of the 2015 Rock Your Harvest contest in Western Canada who shared photos, videos, and stories of Pioneer® brand seed products at work on their farms or on DuPont Pioneer plot tours.

"It was rewarding to see so many pictures and videos, and read stories of how well Pioneer brand products performed at harvest and helped our growers grow and prosper,” said Greg Stokke, CU Sales Leader – West at DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection.” We are pleased with the high level of participation and the excitement the contest generated across Western Canada.”

A complete list of winners follows:

Grand Prize Winners
Name Town Province
Mervyn Simpson Shoal Lake Manitoba
Tracie Moores Manitou Manitoba
Barry Whitfield Briercrest Saskatchewan
Don McLeod Plenty Saskatchewan
Carl Pipke Vegreville Alberta
Alan Cholach Grassland Alberta
 
Secondary Prize Winners
Name Town Province
Candace Devos Fork River Manitoba
Richard Somersall Souris Manitoba
Wade Fisher Shellbrook Saskatchewan
Greg Bodnar Wynyard Saskatchewan
Terry Rowledge Erskine Alberta
John Mayko Mundare Alberta

The six grand prize winners will each receive a trip for two to the final weekend of the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa, Ontario, and six secondary prize winners will each receive an iPad® Air 2.

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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2/25/16

Contact:   Ali Aziz
416-458-8255
ali.aziz@pioneer.com