Ohio: Gibberella Ear Rot and Vomitoxin in Corn Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
If your grain was harvested from a field with Gibberella ear rot (GER), it is more than likely contaminated with mycotoxins. Deoxynivalenol, also known as vomitoxin, is one of the […]

Ohio Corn: Extensive Spread of Vomitoxin Could Affect 2019 Crop Jan 14, 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019
A wetter than normal summer and fall in Ohio led to the worst spread of a toxin on corn in at least a decade, according to a grain disease expert […]

Ohio Wheat: A Few Considerations for Planting After Corn Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
Some Ohio wheat growers are thinking about planting wheat after corn to avoid some of the late planting issues we have had to deal with over the past few years. […]

Michigan Corn: Are There Molds, Mycotoxins in Your Crop? Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018
Farmers familiar with mycotoxins in corn grain or silage should be scouting their fields to see if there are potential problems lurking ahead. Many may think mycotoxins are an isolated […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Ear Rots and Mycotoxins Sep 28, 2018

🕔Sep 28, 2018
Excessive rain and concomitant high humidity have been the hallmark for this growing season, and with corn harvest approaching, there are concerns about ear rots and the risk of mycotoxin […]

Ohio Corn: Telling Ear Rots Apart Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
Over the last few weeks, we have received samples with at least four different types of ear rots – Diplodia, Gibberella, Fusarium, and Trichoderma. Of these, Diplodia ear rot seems to […]

Nebraska Corn: Ear Rot Diseases Developing in Some Fields Oct 2, 2017

🕔Oct 2, 2017
A few common ear rot diseases have begun to develop in corn fields in various parts of Nebraska. We recommend scouting fields prior to harvest to determine which fields may […]

Corn: Ear and Stalk Diseases Showing Up in Fields Marked by Stress – DTN Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
Harvest is nearing, but the scouting season is far from over. As the crop dries down, ear and stalk rots are starting to surface in cornfields across the country, plant […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Ear and Stalk Disease in High Risk Fields Oct 17, 2016

🕔Oct 17, 2016
Ear rot diseases have been observed in some areas of Nebraska and stalk rot diseases are becoming increasingly common. It’s important to scout for stalk rot diseases now to determine […]

Kentucky Corn: Ear Rot Concerns Aug 31, 2016

🕔Aug 31, 2016
Conditions during July were favorable for infections by a couple of fungi that are known to cause ear rots of corn.  Observations of Diplodia ear rot already have been made […]

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