Researchers at DuPont Pioneer’s facility near Des Moines, Iowa, test these varieties of corn.
At an open house at DuPont Pioneer’s Dallas Center Corn Research Center near Des Moines, Iowa, retired corn breeder Bill Ambrose marveled at the tools available today to do the job he did for nearly 40 years.
Rooftop greenhouses on Monsanto’s Chesterfield Village Research Facility are an intermediary stage in the development of new seeds. Seeds are grown inside first then tested in greenhouses before being planted outdoors.
The vast majority of the corn and soybeans in United States grow from seeds that have been genetically modified.