Giving farmers more access to product information and agronomic support is the goal of an expansion effort that will add 20 additional agronomy experts across the United States to the Pioneer Hi-Bred team,
Pioneer Hi-Bred a DuPont business, says the added agronomists will strengthen Pioneer's agronomic services and corn and soybean product advancement efforts.
"For more than 85 years, farmers have relied on Pioneer to deliver top-notch agronomic information and support. We're excited to build on that strong foundation with even more agronomic experts across the country," says Judd O'Connor, vice president and regional director, U.S. "With more agronomists in the field, we can deliver the right product on the right acre to ensure our customers maximize productivity on every acre.
"Over the past six years, Pioneer has doubled the number of field employees in the United States," says O'Connor.
Pioneer Intensively Managed Product Advancement, Characterization and Training trials are plots grown in local producers' fields and are the key data source to support product commercialization. This local approach ensures that products are tested extensively in the region where they will be grown to optimize product placement and performance in producers' fields.
Pioneer expects to be hiring to fill sales openings as well as the new agronomists and has job openings listed on its web site at www.pioneer.com. Click on the "careers" tab to see what is available.
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont company, is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, and is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.