Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

Corn Crop Harvest Highlight

  • 89% of corn is in the dented stage
  • 41% of corn is mature
  • 60% of corn is in the good to excellent condition

What does this mean?

89% of corn is in the dented stage, which is 25 points ahead of last year's results and seven points ahead of the five-year average. Corn development is highly variable within some fields. 41% of corn is reported as mature while being 25 points ahead of last year and nine points ahead of the five-year average, showing great advancement. The NASS and USDA lowered its monthly corn production forecast from 15.3 to 14.9 billion bushels, due to storm damage in Iowa and drought in the corn belt states.

Mycotoxins reports

We have a confirmed report of DON in spring wheat in ND, along with prior reports in wheat.

  • Spring wheat: ND 1-3 ppm
  • Wheat: NC 1-3 ppm
  • Wheat: KS 5-10 ppm
  • Wheat: VA 3-5 ppm
  • Wheat: MO 5-10 ppm

We have a new report of Aflatoxin in new crop corn in NC, along with prior reports.

  • KS: 100-300 ppb
  • AL: 50-100 ppb
  • MS: 100-300 ppb
  • NC > 300 ppb

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Category: Milling & Grain, Science Insights