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Scouting can limit impacts of ear rot and mold in corn

· October 12, 2022

“Ear molds are a possibility every year,” says AgriGold Agronomist Leslie Lloyd, and those storing corn on-farm need to know if they have mold before harvest. “You certainly wouldn’t want to contaminate a 60,000-bushel bin with 5,000 bushels of corn from a hot spot,” Lloyd cautions.  

2016 Harvest warning: Quantity doesn’t equal quality

· September 21, 2016

While the 2016 harvest looks to be a bumper crop, (check out the September UDSA report); Alltech mycotoxin expert Dr. Max Hawkins warns quantity should not distract dairy and beef producers from being vigilant regarding quality and the potential for mycotoxin risk. In a recent Alltech release, Hawkins noted the spring wheat harvest across the […]

Patrol fields for ear rot

· September 7, 2016

As we enter the final days of the 2016 growing season, farmers need to start scouting fields for corn ear molds and mycotoxins. According to the Michigan State University Extension, Gibberella ear rot and Fusarium ear rot are the primary culprits in Michigan’s crops this year. Insects can also do damage, including the western bean […]

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