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Grain Marketing and Export Approvals

Pioneer helps growers understand and meet their grain and grain byproduct marketing responsibilities. Pioneer customers are advised to discuss trait acceptance policies with their local grain handler prior to delivering grain containing biotech traits. The Chinese government requires a comprehensive safety assessment for all imported biotech events. Obtain China Safety Certificates for Corteva Agriscience™ products here.

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Patents Covered by the Pioneer Technology Agreement

See a list of patents and intellectual property that covers Pioneer lines.

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Product Use Guide

Detailed instructions for the proper use of biotech traits available in Pioneer® brand seed products.

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Safety Data Sheets

On this page you will find safety data sheet summaries for Pioneer® brand products. Each product safety summary includes information on material identification, physical data, fire and explosion data, reactivity, health hazard, first aid, handling procedures, special precautions and shipping regulations.

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Conventional Validation Certificates

See a list of conventional products available from Pioneer.

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Insect Resistance Management

Pioneer requires that all growers purchasing hybrids with a Bt trait sign a Pioneer Hi-Bred Technology Agreement. By signing, the grower agrees to implement an insect resistance management (IRM) program as specified in the Product Use Guide and to cooperate with insect resistance management programs and research.

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Best Management Practices for Corn Rootworm

Proactively manage corn rootworm. Consult with your Pioneer Sales Professional to build a customized plan for your fields. Break the cycle by avoiding three or more years of continuous Bt trait use.

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Weed Resistance Management

Growers have widely embraced herbicide tolerance technology because it provides convenient, effective and economical weed control in crops. However, intensive long-term use of any single herbicide mode of action can lead to the development of weed resistance. Integrated management practices can minimize this risk, while at the same time providing growers with a more consistent and effective weed control program.

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Seed Treatment Stewardship

Seed treatment management and responsible stewardship play a vital role in sustaining our environment while maximizing crop health.

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IRM Calculator

To help growers properly implement a refuge, Pioneer has partnered with industry Bt corn technology providers and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) to build an IRM calculator to help growers plan how to meet the minimum refuge requirements for each of the Bt corn products on their farm.

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Excellence Through Stewardship®

The Excellence Through Stewardship® initiative promotes the responsible development and use of agricultural biotechnology by providing stewardship and quality management programs for the full life cycle of biotech products. Read more about Pioneer's and DuPont's commitment to this biotechnology industry-coordinated initiative.

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