Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 15, 2019

Welcome back to another Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report! In this week’s report: Crop advances due to warmer and drier weather, reports of DON confirmed in 9 states, and our special guest John Winchell of Alltech talks about animal nutrition and managing mycotoxins with livestock producers. Watch the video here.

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Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 9, 2019

On this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: Crops advance due to drier weather, new DON reports in winter wheat, and Tony gives us tips on particle size for analysis. Watch the video here.

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Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 1, 2019

It’s finally happening! Our awaited Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report series is back and better than ever. This week’s video touches on this year’s rainy spring causing delays for planting, and looks into high confirmed reports of DON in North Carolina and Maryland areas. Also, don’t forget to check our Tech Tip of the […]

Happy First World Food Safety Day!

Today, June 7, 2019, marks the first-ever World Food Safety Day, an occasion to celebrate the importance of food safety.

Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) back in December 2018, World Food Safety Day is intended to raise awareness about foodborne illness.

So, what is about food safety that we need to know? […]

Wait for it: A new season of our beloved Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report is on the way!

Be ready for more of our weekly mycotoxin levels, weather, and crop conditions. Our 2019 season will be back on July 1, with new insights on the mycotoxin field and technical tips from our Director of Technical Services Tony Lupo.

The Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report (MMCR) is a video series that provides weekly updates […]

USDA report shows effects of wet weather on grain quality and planting

The U.S. Midwest has faced heavy rain and snow this spring, leading to massive amounts of flooding and drenched fields. Planting of some major crops has been delayed, and worries are elevated about grain quality in the face of numerous challenges.

Winter wheat

About 9% of winter wheat was in the headed stage as of […]

Snow and rain affects Midwest agriculture into spring

Farms in the U.S. Midwest that are already struggling with the effects of monumental flooding have been hit with an early-spring storm this week that certainly isn’t helping matters.

“It’s a terrible, terrible track in terms of its impact on the areas that have already seen terrible flooding back in March,” meteorologist Michael Palmerino told […]

Spotted lanternfly hatching season coming soon: What to do

The spotted lanternfly, an insect native to parts of China, Vietnam and India, is an invasive pest in the eastern states of the U.S. As a planthopper, it’s a major threat to the livelihood of the nursery, landscaping and timber industries, as well as damaging to many plants of agricultural importance, like orchards, grapes and […]

Nebraska and Iowa flood damage could mean nearly $1 billion hit to agriculture

Photo courtesy U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

The U.S. state of Nebraska is one of the country’s biggest agricultural areas. It’s most famous for its beef cattle and corn, but farmers there work hard every year in the production of swine, eggs, dairy, wheat, soybeans and more. Each of these industries has been hit […]

Flooding raises concerns about stored grain quality

Flooding and wet conditions have resulted from extreme weather in much of the Central and Southern Plains of the U.S., including major parts of the Corn Belt. As a result, authorities are reminding grain producers and processors to be aware of the steps they should take to prevent contamination of stored grain.

In the case […]