Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

Ohio: Corn Earworm Makes Unpleasant Late-Season Appearance; Watch for Molds

🕔Sep 25, 2018Although western bean cutworm numbers were low this year, we have recently seen and also received reports about high corn earworm populations in late-planted corn and field peas. Corn earworm […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Avoiding Mycotoxins in Grain and Silage

🕔Aug 10, 2018In Pennsylvania and the surrounding region, growers often face challenges brought on by persistent moist conditions and other weather factors. One of these challenges include corn ear and stalk rots, […]

Peanuts: Researchers Make Breakthrough in Fighting Aflatoxins

🕔Dec 21, 2017A worldwide group of plant scientists have made a significant research breakthrough by suppressing the fungus that produces aflatoxin in peanuts. Zhi-Yuan Chen, a researcher in the LSU AgCenter Department […]

Texas: Deer and Game Bird Hunters Concerned Over Fumonisin-Tainted Corn

🕔Oct 27, 2017Concerns over corn tainted with Fusarium fungi, which can produce Fumonisin, continue to flow into Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists’ offices, but with the main deer hunting season only […]

Texas: Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference, Corpus Christi, Oct. 19

🕔Oct 10, 2017A Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference will be held Oct. 19 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 10345 Texas Highway 44 in Corpus Christi. The program will […]

Texas Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers

🕔Sep 29, 2017Corn farmers worried about fumonisin contamination in their fields need to immediately contact their crop insurance agent – that was the message from two emergency meetings held Sept. 27 in […]

Aflatoxin: Researchers Use Transgenic Corn Plants to Prevent the Deadly Toxin

🕔Mar 24, 2017Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a promising way to prevent the loss of millions of tons of crops to a fungus each year, offering the potential to […]

Corn: VICAM Offers Single Extraction Test for Aflatoxins, Fumonisins

🕔Nov 2, 2016Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced VICAM, a Waters Business, now offers a single extraction method for the detection of aflatoxins and fumonisins in corn and grain. The Afla-V AQUA and Fumo-V AQUA provide quantitative […]

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