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 […]

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 1, 2018

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features a special mycotoxin tip from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins, as well as new fumonisin and aflatoxin reports in corn. Check it out at our YouTube channel.

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

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 24, 2018

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report covers new reports of aflatoxin, fumonisin and DON in corn; devastation in the Carolinas wreaked by Hurricane Florence; and a mycotoxin highlight from the University of Arizona’s Dr. Duarte Diaz. Check it out here.

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