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 […]

Kansas Corn: Clean Corn May Still be Toxic for Animal Feed

🕔Dec 26, 2017Kansas State University researchers have verified a belief that cleaning corn with common industry methods will reduce mycotoxins that may be present in the crop. But they are also cautioning […]

Texas: Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium, Amarillo, Nov. 28

🕔Nov 9, 2017The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer two sessions during this year’s Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium at the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show. The program is set […]

Corn: New App Helps Farmers Identify, Manage Ear Rots, Mycotoxins

🕔Nov 8, 2017A new mobile app developed by researchers from Purdue University and the University of Arkansas will make it easier for farmers to access information about corn ear rot and mycotoxins. […]

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 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. […]

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

🕔Oct 18, 2017According to the USDA/NASS as of Sunday, Oct. 15, 21 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 34 percent for last year and 32 percent for the […]

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 […]

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