Press Release •  11/23/2017

DuPont Pioneer Announces the Early Bird Prize Winners of the 2018 Seed for a Season Contest for Queb

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Three winners will receive up to $25,000 in Pioneer® brand products.

Mississauga, Ontario, Nov. 23, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer announced three 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.


Seed for a Season creates new opportunities for growers, and we look forward to seeing how this year’s winners benefit from winning,” says Collin Phillip, area leader - Eastern Canada at DuPont Pioneer. “These three early bird prizes are the first of 10 that DuPont Pioneer will be awarding to lucky growers in Quebec. We’re very excited to continue to be able to help our customers achieve something that wouldn’t normally be possible.”

A complete list of the early bird winners follows:

Name City/Town Province
Marc-André Chaput, Lemage inc Varennes QC
Guido Govaerts, Ferme Belgica inc Noyan QC
Jean Bergeron, Les Entreprises Agricoles Nicolet QC

To enter the Seed for a Season contest, purchase any Pioneer brand corn or soybean product to be automatically entered for a chance to win one of the 10 prizes. Double entries are earned with the purchase of DuPont™ Lumivia® insecticide seed treatment. A total of seven more prizes are still available to be won. The final entry deadline for the contest is Dec. 8, 2017. For more details, growers can contact their local Pioneer sales representative. Full contest details and rules are available at

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, 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

Ali Aziz