Seven new winners from Quebec will receive up to $25,000 in Pioneer® brand products

Mississauga, Ontario, Jan. 22, 2018 – DuPont Pioneer today announced the final seven prize winners who will each receive up to $25,000 in Pioneer® brand products through the Seed for a Season contest launched exclusively for farmers in Quebec. Now in its second year, the contest is aimed at providing opportunities for Quebec farmers to improve the profitability of their farm operations.

“We know that farming is a very demanding, intensive and high-investment occupation. With the Seed for a Season contest, we wanted to be able to lift some of the financial burden for our farmers, and thank them for collaborating with us,” says Collin Phillip, Area Leader, Eastern Canada at DuPont Pioneer.

A complete list of winners follows:

Name City/Town Province
Ferme Craigal Howick QC
Ferme RJD Verhaegen inc Saint-Paul-de-l’Île-aux-Noix QC
Ferme Thurler inc Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults QC
Ferme L.G.B. inc Saint-Henri-de-Lévis QC
Ferme A. Larouche & fils Alma QC
Ferme Alex Gagnon inc Saint-Adelphe QC
Ferme De Vercheres senc Verchères QC

Growers who purchased any Pioneer brand corn or soybean product were automatically entered for a chance to win one of the 10 prizes of the Seed for a Season contest. Double entries were earned with the purchase of DuPont™ Lumivia® insecticide seed treatment. The final entry deadline for the contest was Dec. 08, 2017. For a list of all winners and full contest details, visit

DuPont Pioneer, a business unit of DowDuPont Agriculture Division, 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®.

About DowDuPont Agriculture Division

DowDuPont Agriculture Division, a business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), combines the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. Together, the Agriculture division provides growers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry, developed through a robust research pipeline across germplasm, biotech traits and crop protection. DowDuPont Agriculture is committed to delivering innovation, helping growers increase productivity and ensuring food security for a growing global population. DowDuPont intends to separate the Agriculture division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at

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Ali Aziz