From Aflatoxin to Zearalenone: Mycotoxins You Should Know – Deoxynivalenol (DON) Dec 1, 2022

    🕔Dec 1, 2022
    Mycotoxins are substances produced by fungi that infect grain crops like maize and small grains and cause ear and kernel rots. Exposure to mycotoxins can lead to chronic or acute […]

    Ohio Corn: Harvesting and Handling Ear Rot-Affected Crops Oct 4, 2022

    🕔Oct 4, 2022
    Ear rots and mycotoxins Ear rots are beginning to show up in pockets across the state, leading to concerns about mycotoxin contamination of grain. So far, we have received images […]

    Ohio Corn: Low Vomitoxin Levels Could Change with Rain, Delayed Harvest Oct 29, 2021

    🕔Oct 29, 2021
    After walking more than 40 corn fields and sampling more than 3,500 ears, we believe that Gibberella ear rot (GER), and consequently, vomitoxin levels likely will be much lower this […]

    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 […]

    North Dakota: Wheat Still in Fields Raises Concerns Oct 11, 2019

    🕔Oct 11, 2019
    Heavy rainfall or snow has prevented wheat from being harvested in parts of North Dakota this fall, leaving producers wondering what to do with their crops. Vomitoxin is one of […]

    Indiana Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Things to Consider When Harvesting Jun 28, 2019

    🕔Jun 28, 2019
    Wheat harvest has begun in Southern Indiana. Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab is one of the most important diseases of wheat and most challenging to prevent. In addition, FHB […]

    Iowa: Feed Corn – Be Aware of 2018 Toxin Levels Feb 26, 2019

    🕔Feb 26, 2019
    The two bu/acre Iowa corn yield reduction shown in the February 9 crop report demonstrated the impact of late-season wet weather. Corn quality and potential food safety issues are also determined […]

    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 […]

    Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins and Crop Deterioration Oct 18, 2018

    🕔Oct 18, 2018
    Above 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 […]

    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. […]


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