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DuPont Pioneer announces two new members of the North American forages team. Merle Buyck is named dairy account manager in north central Wisconsin and Marie Landry-Blais is a dairy specialist in Quebec. [Learn More]

Merle Buyck, dairy account manager

Marie Landry-Blais, dairy specialist

Buyck and Landry-Blais will support Pioneer’s strategy of providing Integrated Feed Solutions to dairy and livestock producers in the United States and Canada. They both will work closely with dairy producers and nutritionists to improve the profit potential of their milk, meat, grain and forage operations.

Buyck has more than 25 years of sales, training and national account management experience working for Upjohn Animal Health, Pharmacia Animal Health, Monsanto and Elanco Animal Health. He has spent more than 15 years working with dairy producers to improve animal health and productivity. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University and lives in Amherst, Wis.

Landry-Blais previously worked for Shur-Gain and brings to Pioneer a strong background in dairy nutrition and crop management. She earned a B.S. in agronomy from Laval University and holds an accreditation with the OAQ (Odre des Agronomes du Quebec). She is bilingual in French and English, and lives near Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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