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  • By Lynda Kiernan-Stone, Global AgInvesting Media

DuPont Pioneer Expands Indiana Research Center

DuPont Pioneer has announced the expansion of its Windfall, Indiana research center focused on breeding and testing programs in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

The expansion, which includes 15,000 square feet of indoor space and 9,600 square feet of machinery and equipment storage, will aid the center as it adds three new breeding programs as part of its strategic focus on food production and nutrition in the face of an increasing global population and climbing food demand.

“The Windfall multi-crop research center will enable the deployment of advanced breeding technologies, such as doubled haploids and molecular breeding for development of high-quality, locally adapted hybrids,” said Paul Stephens, DuPont Pioneer senior director for Soybean Research.

Other investments in the pipeline by DuPont Pioneer in global research and development facilities include plans to build a $35 million soybean research facility at its site in Newark, Delaware, and a new research center in Lethbridge, Alberta focused on the development of ultra-early corn hybrids designed for Western Canada.

“DuPont Pioneer is growing its network of multi-crop research centers to leverage collaboration between crop researchers, maximize resources and advance our research locally and more quickly than ever before,” said Carlos Hentschke, DuPont Pioneer director for the Heartland business unit. “The expansion at the DuPont Pioneer Windfall research center will directly benefit growers in Indiana, across the eastern United States and areas out west.”

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