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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Did mycotoxins cause the Salem witch trials?

It’s funny how a bit of drama from over 300 years ago can remain a hot topic centuries later.

If you grew up in the U.S., you probably learned about the Salem witch trials of 1692, when over 200 people around the colonial Massachusetts town of Salem were accused of witchcraft and 19 were hanged.

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Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for October 29, 2018

Happy almost Halloween! The spooky edition of our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features best practice tips for corn harvest from milling and grain expert Pat Frasco.

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 widely, they […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for October 22, 2018

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features a special report from Sarah Weiland of NutriQuest comparing DON testing methods, as well as higher DON and fumonisin reports.

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 widely, […]

Hurricane Michael agriculture damage expected to top $1.3 billion

Last week, the category 4 Hurricane Michael stormed across the Southeast U.S., hitting the coastal state of Georgia particularly hard. Of the $1.3 billion in damages to the agricultural industry that has been predicted, $1.2 billion is linked to Georgia alone.

“Michael’s impact has been the most widespread and devastating hurricane in recollection to impact […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 15, 2018

This week, on our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, we cover a new aflatoxin report in corn, a higher-than-average harvest rate and a sampling Tech Tip from Neogen’s Tony Lupo. Check it out here.

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

How Michigan producers can satisfy FSMA: Produce Safety Alliance training course

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and its partners are offering a free grower training program to fruit and vegetable growers in the state of Michigan.

This grower training is a first step towards compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rules. The trainings will be offered in fall, winter and spring all […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 8, 2018

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features a sample collection tip from the University of Arizona’s Dr. Duarte Diaz, as well as new DON and T-2/HT-2 reports in corn silage. Check it out at our YouTube channel.

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