Mycotoxins a growing concern for livestock, poultry producers

Webinar to explore outlook of mycotoxin occurrence

Due to changes in global climatic conditions, the occurrence of mycotoxins is a great concern for livestock and poultry producers.

Register at to attend the webinar, “Expert Outlook of Mycotoxin Occurrence,” sponsored by Biomin and presented by WATT Global Media. The webinar will be held December 3, 2014, at 9 a.m. Central.

By attending this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • The prevalence of mycotoxins in North American corn in 2014 
  • The effects of mycotoxicoses in animals 
  • Spectrum 380, a new analytical service 
  • Influence of climatic conditions on mycotoxin occurrence


Speakers for this webinar will be Raj Murugesan, a technical specialist at Biomin USA Inc., and Eva Maria Binder, chief research officer at ERBER AG.

Murugesan has a degree in veterinary medicine and a PhD in nutritional physiology from Iowa State University. He has worked extensively in various research and technical positions in the livestock industry worldwide and authored several scientific publications. His research is primarily focused on the effects of stressors such as pathogens, endotoxins and mycotoxins on the intestinal health and energy metabolism of poultry species.

Binder obtained her Masters in Chemistry and PhD in biochemistry and biotechnology from the Vienna University of Technology and joined Biomin as research and development project manager for mycotoxin detoxification and analysis. She was appointed director of strategic research in 1996 and then as chief scientific officer of Biomin and Romer Groups in 2003. In 2005, she became the chief research officer at ERBER AG.