Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins and Crop Deterioration

🕔Oct 18, 2018Above 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 […]

Texas Study: Fumonisin Not Detrimental to Beef Cattle Diets

🕔Oct 11, 2018Increasing levels of dietary fumonisin do not adversely affect feedlot cattle performance, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist in Amarillo. After a tumultuous 2017 corn season resulting in […]

Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 15

🕔Jan 18, 2018The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be Feb. 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo. Registration will begin at […]

Texas Corn: Fumonisin – Preventive Measures For 2018

🕔Dec 22, 2017About 80 producers recently gathered in Dumas to hear what the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Corn Producers learned since the outbreak of fumonisin in late September. Fumonisin […]

Texas Corn: 2 Fumonisin Update Meetings, Dumas, Dimmitt, Dec. 19

🕔Dec 6, 2017Texas Corn Producers and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host two update meetings Dec. 19 regarding fumonisin issues in corn this year and what to expect for 2018. […]

Texas Corn: Post-Harvest Handling of Fumonisin Contamination

🕔Nov 8, 2017Fumonisins are toxins produced in corn kernels by two species of fungi (Fusarium verticillioides and F. proliferatum).  These toxins are carcinogens and can cause illness in livestock, particularly in horses. The levels […]

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 Field Reports: Deer Season Expected to Provide Good Opportunities for Hunters

🕔Oct 24, 2017The general hunting season for white-tailed deer opens Nov. 4, and Texas hunters should expect good opportunities in the field, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. […]

Texas Corn: Fumonisin Levels and Insect Damage

🕔Oct 10, 2017I am not smart enough to be a Plant Pathologist, and in fact had two courses in it in college and still don’t understand it. The classic “disease triangle” taught […]

Oklahoma Corn: Concerns of Mycotoxin Contamination on the Rise

🕔Oct 10, 2017As corn harvest progresses in Oklahoma, concerns about mycotoxin contamination of corn is increasing. Corn in the high plains is irrigated and rarely has aflatoxin problems unlike areas of the […]

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