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Pioneer® Brand Sunflowers

Elite genetics, strong agronomics and high yield potential make Pioneer® brand sunflowers proven performers.

Consistent, High Yield Potential Sunflower Hybrids

Leveraging our global breeding program and elite germplasm, we deliver the best Pioneer® brand sunflower hybrids to fit your farm. Our superior lineup offers maximum yield potential and leading agronomics in mid and high oleic hybrids. And enhance your weed control with the ExpressSun® trait. 

High Yield Potential with Consistent Oil Content


Our mid oleic and high oleic sunflower hybrids produce high yield potential and consistent oil content across various growing conditions to help you maximize profit potential. The balance of yield potential and oil content helps ensure you won’t sacrifice performance as you seek oil premiums.

Leading Disease Tolerance

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Unique, proprietary genetics combine with tolerance to the toughest diseases — downy mildew, sclerotinia and Phomopsis stem canker — to help maximize performance year after year. 

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Delivering High Yield Potential Sunflower Hybrids

Record-breaking performance, season after season, is your goal — and farmers near you are seeing high yield potential with our superior product lineup, seed treatment and best management practices.

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Herbicide-tolerant Sunflower Hybrids for Tough Weeds


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The ExpressSun® trait provides exceptional weed control of many broadleaf weeds, including Canada thistle — and gives you the flexibility to apply herbicides from burndown to bud formation.

Manage for High Yield Potential

Increase yield potential and maximize each seed’s genetic potential with improved production practices. Use the latest agronomic resources and insights, straight from our agronomists in the field.

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Protect Your Sunflower Seed

Our rigorously tested, verified seed treatments provide proven protection against early season threats. Part of the revolutionary LumiGEN technologies lineup, Lumisena fungicide seed treatment for sunflower hybrids delivers a leading defense against downy mildew for better seedling vigor, more viable stands with uniform heads and higher yield potential.

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Find the Right Sunflower Hybrid for Every Acre

With the best genetics and unmatched local field knowledge, we deliver products with proven performance year after year. Pioneer® brand sunflowers are built for your local area to help you achieve the highest yield potential.

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My Local Pioneer Team

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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HERBICIDE SYSTEM: Pioneer® brand sunflower hybrids with the ExpressSun® trait for resistance to tribenuron-methyl herbicides labeled for use with the ExpressSun trait. This unique sunflower system is designed to maximize weed control in sunflower crops, enhancing ease of production and yield. This system provides improved weed control over conventional hybrids with traditional herbicides