One state saw a new report of mycotoxins in corn this week, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report from November 20.
The new report of fumonisin in corn came from Kansas. Previous reports of fumonisin in corn have from New York, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri.
A previous report of DON in corn and corn silage came from Pennsylvania. Previous reports of DON in corn have come from Iowa, 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.
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.
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.
Corn harvest progresses
Eighty-four percent of corn acres have been harvested, three points behind the five-year average. Rain fell in several corn-growing states, slowing harvest. Iowa and Nebraska are the furthest behind average. Two states are well ahead of average: Illinois, at 96 percent complete, and Indiana, at 88 percent complete.