Tag: Collin Phillip

Quebec Farmer Wins Million Dollar “Seed for Life”

When you give away a million dollars you get people’s attention. That was Pioneer’s plan when it launched its ‘Seed for Life’ promotion in 2015. Earlier this month at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, the company announced that Marc-André Pilon, a farmer from Saint-Polycarpe, Quebec, had won the grand prize of $50,000 worth of Pioneer seed… Read more »

Diversity in the Workplace — Is the Agriculture Industry “Gender Blind?”

In 2009, 51.2% of Canada’s business and financial professionals were women, according to Statistics Canada, well up from the 38.3% in 1987. But, there’s still room for movement into managerial positions, with 37% of those roles being filled by women, and only 31.6% in senior managerial roles (both up from 30.1% and 21%, respectively, in 1987). Find more… Read more »

DuPont Pioneer Announces “Seed for Life” Contest

DuPont Pioneer has rolled out a contest that will see an Eastern Canadian farmer win free Pioneer brand seed for up to 25 years. The “Seed for Life” contest was announced at the Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock on September 16, coinciding with the grand opening of the company’s new permanent building (seed shed) at the show site…. Read more »