LLC "Pioneer Seeds of Ukraine" is a part of "Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.." which is a part of the company "DuPont" (headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa). It is the world leader in developing and supplying of advanced plant genetics, it provides farmers with high quality seeds in more than 90 countries. "Pioneer" provides producers with agronomic support and services to help them increase their productivity and profitability; seeks to develop a system of sustainable agriculture worldwide.
The company "Pioneer" started its activities in the Soviet Union in the 1970th.
In 1986, "Pioneer" officially started business in the USSR with the research plots which were established in Chernihiv region and neighboring Russia.
In 1998, "Pioneer" opened its representative office in Kiev and began the work on testing of new hybrids of maize and sunflower. In 2001, the company "Pioneer Seeds of Ukraine" was registered.
On August 27th, 2010, the company "Pioneer" officially announced the opening of a fully functional research center in the village Lyubartsi (Kiev region).