Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: August 13, 2018

This week in our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, we cover new fumonisin reports in corn, quality risks ahead, and special guest Dr. Gwendolyn Jones discusses mycotoxin effects on dairy cows. Watch it here.

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Safe selling at the farmers market

Though National Farmers Market Week is coming to a close, the farmers market season is still well underway. In fact, as farmers markets become an increasingly popular way to get fresh farm goodies, some continue year-round.

And just like commercial kitchens, home kitchens, food production and processing plants and anywhere else where food can be […]

Trace minerals may help aflatoxin-exposed cows

Aflatoxin, a naturally occurring toxin created by mold growth on crops, is one of the most troublesome mycotoxins in the world. Its presence above safe levels in human food and animal feed is harmful to the health of those who consume it, and may be responsible for staggeringly high liver cancer rates in many African […]

European Food Safety Authority outlines increased mycotoxin risk in parts of Europe

What do molds and fungi need to grow? Moisture and warmth.

As the climates of significant parts of our planet become increasingly hot and wet, experts are advising that we’ll see changes in the development of the molds that harm agriculture in those areas.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reported that the gradual […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 30, 2018

We have a special guest on this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report video! Dr. Gwendolyn Jones discusses oxidative stress in response to DON in laying hens — which can impact multiple aspects of the hen’s productivity. Check it out here.

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New technology could make veggies more fun

There are some who may argue that vegetables are pretty monochromatic compared with fruits. And it’s true — look at the vegetable side of your local store’s produce section, and you’ll see a lot of green.

However, food researchers are always looking for ways to liven things up — in terms of making plants easier […]

Trade wars start to impact U.S. soybean market

On July 7, the U.S. government placed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. China responded swiftly, adding $16 billion worth of tariffs on U.S. imports, which are scheduled to take effect over the next two weeks.

According to the American Soybean Association (ASA), in 2017, China was overwhelmingly the world’s largest U.S. soybean […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 23, 2018

Happy Monday! We continue our weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports with coverage of the persisting drought in parts of the U.S., and Neogen’s Tony Lupo breaks out his trusty grain truck for a timely demo. Watch the video here.

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Wild weather could cause a wide range of crop outcomes in the U.S.

Crop conditions for the U.S. during the month of July “read like an agricultural version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” according to DTN, with weather that is too hot, too wet and occasionally, just right.

According to DTN’s report, in much of the Midwest and the eastern-central Corn Belt, all has been well for […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 16, 2018

Our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports continue with a special discussion from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins on how the specific timing of specific weather conditions can impact the field during the growing season. Check it out, along with our usual weekly update on North American weather, growing rates and mycotoxin reports, on our YouTube account. […]