DES MOINES, IOWA – An arbitration panel has ruled in favor of DuPont in a dispute filed by Monsanto in May 2009. In the arbitration, Monsanto alleged that DuPont business Pioneer Hi Bred’s PROaccessSM genetics distribution relationships breached Pioneer’s Roundup Ready® corn and soybean licenses with Monsanto. The arbitrators’ ruling denied Monsanto’s claims for damages and for injunctive relief. The written decision is confidential.