DuPont to build $55M seed production facility in Mo.

DuPont, a rival of Monsanto Co., plans to build a $55 million soybean seed production facility in Missouri’s bootheel.

Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont subsidiary led by President Paul Schickler, recently acquired 129 acres in New Madrid County, to expand its Missouri operations and build its first production facility in the state.

[St. Louis Business Journal]