Mycotoxin in swine News
News published on August 2, 2016:
With the goal of providing information and training on grain handling and storage safety, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has produced a series of online learning modules. Developed through the Iow...
News published on May 18, 2011:
Special Nutrients Inc. continues with its long tradition of educating the public on the importance of mycotoxins and mycotoxicosis in different species. We are proud to announce the publication of the English v...
News published on May 11, 2009:
Feed is the mostly costly component of a swine operation. The nutritive value and relative cost of feed plays a crucial role in maximizing returns. However, the producer also needs to consider the condition of ...
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
News published on January 5, 2009:
Mycotoxins in straw could pose a particular threat to the health of pig herds this year, according to James Hall of the ACMC pig breeding company.
The late, wet harvest means straw has been both in short suppl...
Darlington & Stockton Times
News published on December 3, 2008:
The University of Manitoba recommends feed testing and close monitoring of pigs to avoid problems associated with fusarium head blight infected grains.Fusarium head blight has been identified throughout out muc...
News published on October 31, 2008:
Pearling Fusarium-Contaminated Barley Yields A Feedstuff Suitable For Use In Starter Pig DietsWhile the full extent of the fusarium problem in the 2005 Manitoba cereal grain crops has yet to be determined, prel...
University of Manitoba Council Research News
News published on October 20, 2008:
Swine producers who source cereal grains from Manitoba this year, especially late harvested wheat, are being encouraged to have samples tested to avoid potential problems associated with the mycotoxins produced...
News published on September 30, 2008:
With a wet start to the Ontario growing season, the possibility of pre-harvest infection of wheat, barley and other small grains by Fusarium fungi is high this year. In addition to reducing quality and yield, F...
OMAFRA Pork News & Views newsletter
News published on August 19, 2008:
Manitoba swine producers are being advised to exercise additional vigilance this year to avoid the potential consequences of feeding mycotoxin infected feed grains.Fusarium head blight is a fungal infection tha...
News published on March 19, 2008:
The incidence of Fusarium infestation in cereal crops in western Canada has been increasing over the past few years. Fusarium-infected grains produce a toxic metabolite commonly known as vomitoxin. Consuming vo...
Government of Ontario / OMAFRA