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Optimum® AQUAmax® Corn Hybrids

With proven performance, AQUAmax® hybrids offer the ideal solution to drought.

The Drought Performance Leader. Bagged.

Pioneer® brand Optimum® AQUAmax® corn hybrids make tough conditions question their own toughness. With improved performance in water-limited conditions, these hybrids are bred to optimize product performance in your local environment, turning unpredictable years into truly memorable ones.

The Toughest of Lineups.

Pioneer® brand Optimum® AQUAmax® corn hybrids equip farmers with strong agronomics and integrated technology packages that perform, rain or shine. These corn products offer improved performance in water-limited conditions and are bred to optimize product performance in your local environment.

Get Tough on Tough Conditions.

Get Tough on Tough Conditions.

Optimum® AQUAmax® hybrids are highly resilient in challenging conditions and responsive to favorable ones. These hybrids are bred to include key native traits that improve your crop’s root system and silk emergence, among other agronomic characteristics, to manage drought stress.

Superior Performance. Again.

Superior Performance. Again.

Optimum® AQUAmax® products delivered an average 5.1 bu/A yield advantage over the competition across all growing environments in 2022.

Strong Agronomics and Integrated Technology Packages.

Strong Agronomics and Integrated Technology Packages.

Optimum® AQUAmax® hybrids include key native traits designed to help withstand drought stress and protect against yield loss. Our hybrids are locally adapted and equipped with strong agronomics. In addition, they are available in a wide range of maturities and technology packages for insect protection and herbicide tolerance.

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“It shows toughness and resilience. I know that plant is going to thrive.”

Matt Melberg, Hector, Minnesota

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Drought performance leader.

Unmatched Research. Optimal Results.

Pioneer has been a leader in drought tolerance research for more than 50 years. To fit the high standard to become an Optimum® AQUAmax® product, hybrids must be tested in multiple drought testing locations over multiple years, achieve a 2% yield advantage as well as demonstrate parity performance versus the industry-leading checks in well-watered conditions.

Turn Unpredictable Years into Memorable Ones.

Turn Unpredictable Years into Memorable Ones.

The best genetics, top trait packages and extensive local field knowledge combine to deliver new products with proven performance consistency across years and environments. Maximize your yield potential and get tough on tough conditions with Pioneer® brand corn products.

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Our unmatched team of local professionals live and work in your community. They’re ready to help you select products with superior yield potential and provide year-round service and expertise. Have questions? Ask your local Pioneer sales representative today.

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Source: 2022 performance data is based on an average of comparisons made in the United States through 11/09/22. Comparisons are against all competitors and within a +/- 3 CRM of the competitive brand. Competitive products are products other than those marketed and/or sold by a member of the Corteva Agriscience group of companies.

Product performance in water-limited environments is variable and depends on many factors, such as the severity and timing of moisture deficiency, heat stress, soil type, management practices and environmental stress, as well as disease and pest pressures. All products may exhibit reduced yield under water and heat stress. Individual results may vary.