Pennsylvania Corn: Risks of Respiratory Exposure to Mycotoxins Sep 29, 2021

🕔Sep 29, 2021
Airborne exposures are a significant risk to farmers. In some cases, the resulting effects can be immediate and severe. Recently, almost everyone has experienced a heightened awareness of respiratory exposures […]

North Carolina Corn: Reducing Aflatoxin Levels – Video Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Aflatoxins are a type of mycotoxin that is produced by Aspergillus flavus which has a worldwide impact on human and animal health. They are particularly dangerous to animals because their […]

California Almonds: Ensuring Quality When Gathering, Stockpiling The 2020 Crop Jul 11, 2020

🕔Jul 11, 2020
With a record statewide crop to be shaken, swept, and collected starting in August, will you and your handler be prepared? Research by Bruce Lampinen (UCCE Specialist, UC Davis) and […]

Georgia Corn: Watch for Southern Rust; Management Tips for Late Planted Crops Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Southern corn rust is still being found in multiple counties around us now. It could be anywhere, but we have not yet found any in the county. Curvularia leaf spot […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Aflatoxin Protection: Native Fungal Strains Offer Alternative to Commercial Products Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
The fungus Aspergillus flavus can infect several crops, including corn. Some varieties, or strains, of A. flavus produce aflatoxins. Aflatoxin contamination costs U.S. farmers billions of dollars every year. Worse, aflatoxins are harmful for […]

California Almonds: NOW Management During 1st and 2nd Flights Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
Navel orangeworm (NOW) is the most serious insect pest for California almonds as it causes both direct damage to the nuts as well as abetting growth of a serious food […]

Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins and Crop Deterioration Oct 18, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018
Above normal rains in September have slowed field crop dry-down. Coupled with early season drought in South Central and Southeast Iowa and above-average rainfall in the Northwest, there is high […]

Grain Storage: Precautions to Avoid Mold Spoilage Oct 4, 2018

🕔Oct 4, 2018
Harvesting of corn and soybean is underway and/or will soon be starting throughout the state. Growers need to be aware of storage mold which can spoil the grain during storage. […]

Corn Harvest: Aflatoxin Shows its “Dirty Face” – DTN Aug 31, 2018

🕔Aug 31, 2018
One week in, and the corn harvest in northeastern Oklahoma has already brought bad news.   “Aflatoxin has showed its dirty face,” said Zack Rendel, who farms near Miami, Oklahoma. “We […]

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