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. […]

Wheat and heat: Using computer models to predict crop growth

It may be winter at the moment in Australia, but researchers there are keeping their sights on all things warm with the focus of their research: how heat waves affect wheat.

Their study mixes real-world observations with computer science, creating models that demonstrate how wheat responds to heat-caused changes in the air, soil, water and […]

La Niña affects temperatures, winter crop growth in North America

La Niña returns for round two this winter, though not as strong as it could be.

The weather phenomenon, which is the counterpart to El Niño, causes water temperatures to shoot down in the Pacific Ocean. (El Niño leads to warmer temperatures.) Both events affect weather around the world.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 31, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report covers the increase in damaging weather conditions in much of the U.S. Who is our guest presenter this week? Dr. Max Hawkins of Alltech returns to discuss the 2017 corn crop, answering the question, “What Have We Seen So Far?” Click here to watch.

Neogen Corporation takes great […]

64 million bushels of wheat could be lost to drought in U.S.

Bad news for farmers this week in the central and northern regions of the U.S. An ongoing drought in the northern plains is expected to persist into August, while heavy, flood-inducing rains in the central U.S. are expected to continue as well.

Much of the northern plains regions are experiencing severe, extreme or exceptional drought […]