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 […]

Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins Smartphone App Available

🕔Oct 11, 2018With all eyes now on harvested grain quality and scouting for mycotoxins as a result of ear rot, it’s important that producers and agronomists have access to all the information possible, […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality Hurt by Rains

🕔Oct 8, 2018This year continues the chain of years with unusual harvest conditions driven by rapid weather changes in the latter part of the growing season. In mid August, crops were significantly ahead […]

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

🕔Oct 5, 2018Farmers 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 […]

Grain Storage: Precautions to Avoid Mold Spoilage

🕔Oct 4, 2018Harvesting 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. […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Ear Rots and Mycotoxins

🕔Sep 28, 2018Excessive 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 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 […]

Ohio Corn: Telling Ear Rots Apart

🕔Aug 28, 2018Over 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 […]

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, […]

Arkansas Corn: Mobile App Helps Growers Identify Ear Rot, Mycotoxins

🕔Mar 27, 2018“Mycotoxins,” a mobile app developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture can help corn growers spot dangerous mycotoxin issues and learn what to do about them. The […]

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