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Optimum® AcreMax® Family of Products

Locally tested, high-yielding corn products in single-bag refuge solutions.

Your Insect-Protection Solution in a Single Bag

The Pioneer® brand Optimum® AcreMax® family of products delivers locally tested hybrids with high yield potential in single-bag refuge solutions. Use the multiple modes of action for enhanced defense against pests.

Optimum® AcreMax® Insect Protection

Optimum® AcreMax® Insect Protection

Optimum® AcreMax® insect protection provides a single-bag, multiple modes of action solution for above-ground insect protection. It contains 95 percent of a Pioneer® brand hybrid with the Herculex® I insect protection and YieldGard® corn borer technologies, blended with 5 percent in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid with herbicide tolerance (RR2 or RR2/LL) to meet corn borer refuge requirements.

Optimum® AcreMax® Xtra Insect Protection

Optimum® AcreMax® Xtra Insect Protection

Satisfy all your above- and below-ground refuge requirements with Optimum® AcreMax® Xtra insect protection. Each in-the-bag product contains a Pioneer® brand hybrid with a pyramid of three trusted and industry-leading traits: Herculex® XTRA (HXX) insect protection and YieldGard® corn borer (YGCB), and  blended with 5 percent in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid with herbicide tolerance (RR2 or RR2/LL) which satisfies all corn borer and corn rootworm refuge requirements. This helps you maximize corn yield potential while preserving valuable in-plant insect protection for the future.

Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme Insect Protection

Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme Insect Protection

With multiple modes of action, Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme insect protection delivers enhanced above- and below-ground insect control and simplified refuge management on your acres. Each product contains 95 percent of a Pioneer® brand hybrid containing Herculex® XTRA (HXX) insect protection pyramided with the YieldGard® corn borer (YGCB) trait and the Agrisure® RW trait, blended with 5 percent in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid with herbicide tolerance (RR2 or RR2/LL). This solution provides simplicity and choice to maximize your yields.

Optimum® AcreMax® Leptra® products

Optimum® AcreMax® Leptra® products

Optimum® AcreMax® Leptra® products provide strong above-ground insect control with a superior level of efficacy against ear-feeding pests for cleaner ears and improved grain quality. These products provide protection against a broad spectrum of pests, including corn earworm, European corn borer, southwestern corn borer, fall armyworm, black cutworm and western bean cutworm. Each product contains 95 percent of a Pioneer® brand hybrid with Herculex® I insect protection, YieldGard® corn borer and Agrisure Viptera® for a pyramid of above-ground protection, blended with 5 percent in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid with herbicide tolerance (RR2 or RR2/LL).

 

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Customized to Peform on Your Farm

Pioneer is an industry leader in genetic and yield potential. The Optimum® AcreMax® family delivers locally proven, high-yielding corn products in single-bag refuge solutions. Find a solution to help control pests and maximize yield and profit potential on your farm.

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The best genetics, top trait packages and extensive local field knowledge combine to deliver new products with proven performance consistency across years and environments. Use Pioneer® brand corn products to maximize yield potential on every acre.

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To protect the usefulness and availability of these technologies for the future, growers must implement an Insect Resistance management (IRM) program as specificed in product use guides.

For detailed IRM requirements for product with in-plant insect resistance, refer to the appropriate product use guide, available from your Pioneer sales representative or on the web at https://www.corteva.ca/en/trait-stewardship.html.