Ben Varel Seed Donates $1,000 to Kaskaskia College Foundation

​Ben Varel Seed, a Pioneer sales agency, has donated $1,000 to the Kaskaskia College Foundation.  The agency was awarded this money by DuPont Pioneer for its dedication to customer-focused activities throughout the year.
The recipient of the scholarship is Chris Albers from Breese.  Chris is a 2013 graduate of Breese Central High School.  He is majoring in Agriculture Business and will graduate from Kaskaskia in May 2015.  He will then transfer to a four-year university.  Chris is the son of Duane and Donna Albers.
DuPont Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries.  Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.  Science with Service Delivering Success.
DuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.  For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit

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