Monday Mycotoxin Crop Report for October 5, 2020

October 05, 2020

Corn Crop Highlight

  • Corn development is highly variable in some fields
  • 75% of corn is mature
  • Drought continues in the west, parts of the corn belt, and the northeast

What does this mean?

75% of corn in the U.S. is mature, 36 points ahead of last year, and ten points ahead of the five-year average. Corn development is highly variable in some fields. 15% of corn is harvested, five points ahead of last year and one point behind the five-year average. Drought continues in the west, parts of the corn belt, and the northeast. 61% of corn is in good to excellent condition, four points ahead of last year.

Mycotoxins reports

We have a report of DON in spring wheat in ND, along with 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 reports of aflatoxin in new crop corn in the following states:

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

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Category: Milling & Grain, Science Insights