Monday Mycotoxin Crop Report for September 20, 2021

September 20, 2021

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U.S. Harvest Highlight

  • Corn Development Ahead of Average
  • Spring Wheat and Oat Harvest Ends
  • New Mycotoxin Report

Weather & Harvest Updates

The USDA’s September 14 bulletin reports that most of the country experienced clear weather, helping to advance crop maturity. Most of the precipitation fell in the East. The central and western U.S. experienced warmer than normal temperatures, while parts of the interior Southeast had cooler than normal temperatures. Drought continues in the west, northern plains, and parts of the upper Midwest.

Barley is 97% harvested — 4 points ahead of the five-year average.
Corn development is highly variable within some fields.
87% of corn is in the dented stage — 6 points ahead of the five-year average.
37% of corn is mature — 6 points ahead of the five-year average.
4% of corn is harvested — 1 point behind the five-year average.
Nationally, 58% of corn is in good to excellent condition — 2 points behind last year.

Here are the states with the highest good to excellent ratings and the states with the highest poor to very poor ratings:

Good to excellent — KY, MI, NC, PA, TN, and WI.
Poor to very poor — CO, KS, MN, NE, ND, and SD.

Mycotoxin Report:

Deoxynivalenol (DON) in wheat — SD and ND 1–3 ppm, TX 3–5 ppm, and MO and KS 5–10 ppm.

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Category: Milling & Grain, Science Insights