Mycotoxin in Beef Cattle News
News published on August 2, 2016:
Maize is growing fast on the Serbian fields for the MyToolBox project, thanks to proper and timely pest- and weed-control on the fields from Agrocentrum in Becej, Serbia.
MyToolBox - "Safe Food and Fee...
News published on May 11, 2015:
Dairy and beef producers should keep a watchful eye over the remaining 2014 crop in their bins as both corn silage and total mixed rations (TMR) are now trending at high risk for mycotoxin contamination, accord...
News published on November 25, 2008:
Should dairy and beef producers be concerned about moldy feeds? The largest practical problem when feeding moldy feeds is the effect mold has on feeding value. Energy levels will be up to 10-15% lower and...
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
News published on October 14, 2008:
Evidence of molds is typical under normal growing conditions, however, hail damaged, drought and/or damp growing conditions contribute to excess molds on maturing corn plants, according to Dr. Terry Mader, Univ...
University of Nebraska Timely Topics
News published on August 27, 2008:
Mycotoxins are the metabolic by-products of fungi. They can cause serious health problems in cattle and other animals, including reduced weight gain, capillary fragility, reduced fertility, suppressed disease r...
Govt. of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
News published on November 5, 2007:
As growers wrap up corn harvest this season, they should give special attention to fields inundated by floodwaters earlier this year in parts of northwest and north central Ohio. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State Univ...
Ohio State University release
News published on October 11, 2007:
Aflatoxins have been found in some corn in northwest Iowa, so field specialists are urging farmers in drought-stressed areas to test their cornfields and feed for its presence.Aflatoxins are a group of chemical...
Iowa Beef Center
News published on January 31, 2005:
A few years ago a scorching summer caused toxic molds to appear on some area crops.
The mold prospered in the hot, humid weather, creating mycotoxins, which are potentially harmful.
Allan Vyhnalek, Platte...
News published on December 21, 2004:
Predicting mycotoxin levels in midwestern corn is now possible with a new computer program developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists.
Mycotoxins are natural carcinogens produced by certain...
USDA Agricultural Research Service