Elevated DON risks a problem for pig farms

Thanks to a period of wet and snowy weather parts of the U.S. and Canada, experts are advising operations that handle corn or feed ingredients to be cautious of mycotoxins going forward.

Of particular concern is deoxynivalenol, or DON. This mycotoxin is produced by a mold that flourishes in wet conditions and is a major […]

Snow stalls corn harvest in some U.S. states

Neogen’s regular Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports may have wrapped up for the year (except for our Capstone Report — stay tuned), but we wanted to sneak in another update for the 2018 harvest season.

Overall corn harvest in the U.S. and Canada is about 94% complete, just two points behind the five-year average. States […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 26, 2018

We’re wrapping up our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report — until our Capstone Report in early December, at least. This week focuses on new reports of fumonisin and zearalenone, the corn harvest’s final stretch and a Tech Tip from Tony: “Can rapid test kits work on feed samples?”

Neogen Corporation takes great care to […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 19, 2018

The Thanksgiving edition of the Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report is here! This week, the corn harvest marches on, and Tony answers the question: Is sample particle size important?

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these data can vary […]

Space farming: Plant hormones might make it possible

Science fiction has brought us innumerable tales of cool things happening in outer space, from giant battles waged between super-speeding spaceships to the exploration of exotic, unknown planets in distant galaxies. These stories might pass over some of the more mundane facets of futuristic space life, like how our heroes eat and survive, but it […]

Neogen at the Country Elevator Conference and Trade Show

Check us out at booth #805 at the Country Elevator Conference and Trade Show in St. Louis, Missouri in December! We’ll be showing the following products:

Raptor Integrated Analysis Platform, a lateral flow test strip reader with build-in incubation that can test up to three samples at once.

Reveal Q+ MAX, our series of rapid […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 12, 2018

This edition of Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report includes new reports of DON in corn, coverage of growing ground pile storage, and a Tech Tip from Tony about black light testing.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these […]

High levels of mycotoxins detected in U.S. grains

By all accounts, much of the U.S. is closing its 2018 harvest season with a high risk for mycotoxin development in grains thanks to wet weather over the past few weeks and months.

Not only have these issues caused concern for harvest timing, prompting delays due to moisture, but the increased risk of mold growth […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 5, 2018

The latest from Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report includes new DON reports, harvest completed at five-year average, and a report from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins on 2018 mycotoxin prevalence. “Test, test, test,” urges Dr. Hawkins.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across […]

Wild harvest weather leaves U.S. farmers worried about mycotoxins

The 2018 harvest has proven to be a challenging one for some American farmers, reports Wisconsin State Farmer, as cold temperatures, winds and even bouts of rain and snow have hampered work.

Now that the ground has dried up a bit, agriculture authorities are noting that grain damaged by earlier weather could present mycotoxin risks.

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