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Adisseo mycotoxin analysis: US corn crop of medium quality

High DON levels found in corn, corn silage
Adisseo’s 2018 Mycotoxin Survey found that almost half of corn and silage samples taken in the U.S. were contaminated with zearalenone (ZEN) and more than 70 percent were contaminated with deoxynivalenol (DON), making the 2018 U.S. corn harvest of medium quality in terms of mycotoxin contamination.
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Mycotoxins widespread in US crops in 2018

Neogen’s Capstone Report: Corn, wheat, barley affected by weather conditions during growing season
Neogen has released its 2018 Capstone Report, a review of the 2018 growing and harvest season, and mycotoxin occurrences across the U.S. and Canada.
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Alltech: High levels of mycotoxins across the U.S.

High levels of risk from DON, zearalenone, fusaric acid, fumonisin and HT-2
Mycotoxins are a concern for livestock producers, as they have toxic properties that affect feed quality as well as animal health and performance.
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NutriAd Poland 2018: Survey of mycotoxins in wheat

The 2018 NutriAd mycotoxin survey included 66 wheat samples from across Poland. The survey provided insight into the incidence of aflatoxin B 1 (AfB 1 ), zearalenone (ZEN), deoxynivalenol (DON), T-2 toxin/HT-2 toxin, fumonisin B 1 (FB 1 ), fumonisin B 2 (FB 2 ) and ochratoxin A (OTA).
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