2 states see new reports of DON, fumonisin in corn

Two states had new confirmed reports of mycotoxins in corn this week, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report from November 5.

Photo by Andrea Gantz
Photo by Andrea Gantz

Two states had new confirmed reports of mycotoxins in corn this week, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report from November 5.

A new report of deoxynivalenol (DON) in corn came from Iowa. Previous reports of DON in corn have come from Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, New York, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. A previous report of DON in corn silage came from Vermont. A previous report of DON in soybeans came from Iowa.

There was a new report of fumonisin in corn from New York. Previous reports of fumonisin in corn have from Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri.

Previous reports of zearalenone in corn silage came from South Dakota and Vermont.

Previous reports of aflatoxin in corn have come from North Carolina, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Texas, Kansas and Georgia.

Previous reports of T-2/HT-2 toxin in corn silage came from Ontario, Canada.

There were no new reports of mycotoxins in barley or wheat. Spring wheat and barley harvests are complete. Previous reports of DON in barley have come from Pennsylvania and Minnesota. Previous reports of DON in winter wheat have come from Wisconsin, Ohio, New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Tennessee, Virginia and Illinois.

Sixty-three percent of corn acres have been harvested, which is on par with the five-year average. Pennsylvania, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas are behind the five-year average.

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