Welcome to DuPont Pioneer, a plant genetics business based in Johnston, Iowa
Innovative Science and Technology is the Engine for DuPont Growth
Johnston, Iowa is headquarters for DuPont Pioneer and the largest DuPont research center dedicated to advanced crop genetics.
About 1,000 researchers at this site are dedicated to improving agriculture productivity through seeds with better herbicide tolerance, disease and insect protection, improved agronomic performance, and increased end-use value.
Our researchers are combining traditional and new technologies to change the way seed is being produced. Enabling technologies such as precision phenotyping, the Accelerated Yield Technology (AYT™) system, FAST Corn, Doubled Haploids, Ear Photometry, Plant Genomics and Molecular Phenotyping are utilized to deliver improved crop genetics to help meet the needs of a growing population whose demand for food, feed, fuel, and materials continues to increase.
DuPont Johnston Research & Development Center
7000 NW 62nd Avenue
PO Box 1000
Johnston, IA 50131