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Perdue AgriBusiness to open Pioneer sales agency in Delaware

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 26, 2013 – Perdue AgriBusiness, in conjunction with DuPont Pioneer, will establish a new, multi-outlet seed sales agency in Delaware. This new agency will help farmers optimize production and offer helpful insights into crop management.

“Perdue AgriBusiness is pleased to work with DuPont Pioneer as a seed agent in Delaware,” said Dick Willey, president Perdue AgriBusiness. “Through our strong relationship with farmers and Pioneer research and technology offerings, we can help farmers prosper and further strengthen agriculture in Delaware.”

A new seed-processing, storage and distribution center is being constructed at the site of Perdue’s existing grain facility on Adams Road in Bridgeville, Del. The center will have 8,400 square feet of floor space and will open in early 2014 to support the Pioneer® brand seed sales and service business.

Perdue AgriBusiness (www.perdueagribusiness.com) is ranked among the largest grain companies in the United States and is a leading merchandiser, processor and exporter of agricultural products. Through our 70 elevator locations with more than 75 million bushels of storage, three protein blend mills, four oilseed crushing operations and an edible oil refinery, Perdue AgriBusiness serves markets across the United States and around the world. We help our customers prosper with flexible, forward-thinking solutions for agriculturally based products.

DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com), a DuPont business headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, 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®.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

 

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