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Pioneering: Ground broken for new seed-production plant

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

An official groundbreaking ceremony for the $55-million Pioneer Hi-Bred New Madrid Soybean Production Plant was conducted Monday at the 129-acre site located just off U.S. Highway 61. Pictured are, from left: New Madrid County Presiding Commissioner Clyde M. Hawes, Pioneer Hi-Bred President Paul E. Schickler, Gov. Jay Nixon, U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and Pioneer North America Operations Vice President Alejandro Munos.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Facility will be world's leading seed producer


NEW MADRID -- Ground was officially broken Monday for the construction of a $55-million soybean production facility in New Madrid County.

Located on a 129-acre site just outside of New Madrid, the Pioneer Hi-Bred New Madrid Soybean Production Plant -- the company's first in Missouri -- will contribute to Southeast Missouri being a leading soybean producer in the world.

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