Mycotoxin in Silage News
News published on August 18, 2015:
Before the combines hit the fields this fall for harvest, farmers may want to keep a watchful eye on their crop quality. Preliminary testing over the summer months of the 2015 North America wheat crop, conducte...
News published on June 30, 2014:
A silage-seminar has been held during the 12th World Dairy Expo & Summit / China on June 12th, 2014 in Xi’An, China, which is one of the oldest cities in China (with more than 3,100 years of history) ...
News published on May 29, 2009:
As the wheat crop goes into the flowering stage, growers need to monitor local conditions for the fungus Fusarium graminearum, more commonly known as head scab, said a Purdue University expert.
"We've had a lo...
Purdue University Ag Communications
News published on September 4, 2008:
Why does moldy silage and feed exist?All feeds contain microbial contaminants. Some types of bacteria, fungi, and molds can grow and multiply resulting in poor quality feed when environmental conditions are not...
Alberta Govt. Agriculture and Rural Development
News published on September 13, 2006:
The Ministry of Health of Japan confirmed acceptance of the Charm Sciences ROSA® Quantitative Aflatoxin test within it’s grain inspection program. It is the only quantitative lateral flow test approved by the ...
Charm Sciences Inc.
News published on September 2, 2005:
Manitoba Anticipates Increased Fusarium Losses
Manitoba Agriculture and Food and Rural Initiatives warns preliminary assessments indicate cereal farmers will face substantial losses this year from fusarium ...
News published on September 1, 2005:
Wheat crops in some regions may be at higher risk than normal from mycotoxin contamination, despite low levels of fusarium head blight (FHB), the Central Science Laboratory has warned.
In England, 2.5% ears ...
News published on June 21, 2005:
British cereal growers can do much to guard against damaging mycotoxin contamination of their grain this summer by careful harvest management, advises Agrovista technical manager, Mark Hemmant.
News published on March 14, 2005:
Researchers at the University of Manitoba plan to explore the potential value of hulls, removed from fusarium infected barley, as a feed supplement for the dairy and beef industries.
Deoxynivalenon or DON, ...
Manitoba Pork Council/Sask Pork
News published on February 23, 2005:
Nontoxic strains of a fungus have been developed by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to control toxins produced by a different strain of the same fungus in corn.
Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring myc...