The latest news, grain and crop analysis and information on mycotoxins in agricultural feedstuffs, which can pose a potential health risk to livestock and humans as well as international trade implications for livestock producers from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines.
U.S. crops were less affected by aflatoxins than usual this harvest season, according to a leading scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA).
Among the project focuses are fusarium in wheat and barley, and mastitis in dairy cows
December 27, 2016
The governments of Canada and Manitoba have invested more than $365,000 in five new research projects in Manitoba, including one intended to help reduce the risk of a common, costly and potentially fatal infection in dairy cattle.
Weather extremes, insect damage, crop rotation and soil management are factors that lead to plant stress and increase mycotoxin risk, according to Neogen’s 2016 Capstone Report, an overview and analysis of the North American grain-growing season.
Nutriad says crop should not automatically be considered safe for finished animal feed
December 5, 2016
Based on the results of this survey conducted immediately after the 2016 harvest, Nutriad experts believe that this year’s wheat crop in the U.K. and Ireland should not automatically be considered safe for inclusion into finished feed rations for all animal species and a degree of vigilance is prudent.