With almost 94% of recent TMR samples containing a level of mycotoxin contamination considered high risk to dairy cows, all producers are being advised to consider a
Dr. Max Hawkins from our Global Mycotoxin Management team, recently took the time to talk viewers
The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada
Samples recently collected as part of the Alltech European Summer Harvest Analysis indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins
The European maize harvest is underway, and it is expected that the crop will result in a higher yield than last year, but it remains 10 percent below the average of the five previous years.
The EU has one of the highest food safety standards in the world
The U.S. is expecting a large corn crop, projected as high as 15.09 billion bushels, and the 2016 wheat crop yields have been at or near record levels in several wheat classes.
Mycotoxins have been shown to reduce feed intake, damage gut integrity and cause poor fertility and each of these issues can be a major cost to producers.
Although mycotoxins are now more widely discussed and considered, many producers remain undereducated on the scope of the threat mycotoxins can pose to their animals, as well as the cost-benefit ratio related to precautionary management programs.
Commonly known as field mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is causing some buzz across North America as the well-known toxin is showing up in storage grains, posing heightened risks to dairy production.
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