Mycotoxin in Feedstuffs News

News published on August 18, 2015:

Walking the fields: Wet weather exposes wheat to mold and mycotoxins

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...
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Alltech Mycotoxins
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News published on August 3, 2015:

Alltech Mycotoxins webinar: Walking the Fields

Summer weather conditions across North America have had a significant impact on crop status. Mycotoxins produced by molds flourish when environmental conditions are favorable and plants undergo stress such as f...
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Alltech Mycotoxins
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News published on November 12, 2014:

EFSA’s risk assessments of mycotoxins. Interview with Dr. Bruce Cottrill, Member of the CONTAM Panel

Mycotoxins are toxic compounds produced by different types of fungus, belonging mainly to the Aspergillus, Penicillium and Fusarium genera. They commonly enter the food chain through contaminated food and feed ...
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European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
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News published on August 5, 2014:

Be Wary of Wheat Quality after Wet Weather

This summer’s excessive rain has left the wheat harvest lagging behind and the crop in suboptimal condition, according to one grain management expert.Dr. Max Hawkins, a nutritionist with Alltech&rsqu...
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Alltech
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News published on June 11, 2014:

37+ Analysis Shows Mycotoxin Levels Rising In Stored 2013 Crop

After seven months of feeding the 2013 harvest to their herds, dairy producers may soon find their corn silage and total mixed ration (TMR) are not quite up to par, as many herds are now facing new challenges d...
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Alltech Mycotoxins
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News published on June 24, 2009:

Use of Toxin Binders in livestock industry: a review

Livestock enterprises faces the maximum loss is owed to the contamination of animal feed ingredients and compounded feeds by moulds and its toxic metabolites known as mycotoxin. Some of the primary toxigenic mo...
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News published on May 7, 2009:

FAQ's: Fusarium, a fungal disease of barley and wheat

Alberta is currently free from any Fusarium head blight outbreaks caused by Fusarium graminearum. If this fungal disease were to establish in this province, it would have major economic consequences for Alberta...
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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
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News published on April 1, 2009:

Fungus in wheat can be reduced without using chemicals

Problems with the fungus Fusarium and the toxin it produces can be minimised. It is necessary to combine various strategies, but the positive aspect is that the problem can be controlled without the use of chem...
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Aarhus University Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
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News published on March 11, 2009:

Farmers Advocate for Mycotoxin Research Funds

Last week, corn farmers from Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama made Capitol Hill visits to advocate on important agriculture issues. The group specifically was lobbying for agricultural re...
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National Corn Growers Association news
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News published on January 7, 2009:

Immediate drying, bin aeration can minimize effects of mycotoxins in corn

Aflatoxin contamination of corn is being reported in southeast, northeast, and west central Nebraska. Aflatoxin is one of several potentially harmful compounds known as mycotoxins which can develop from grain m...
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University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
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