Corn School: Early Production Estimates & Evaluating Vomitoxin Levels

How has the corn crop fared? Will the high levels of vomitoxin seen in wheat and barley also occur in the corn crop? Not always, says Greg Stewart, corn specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

In this episode of the Corn School, Stewart discusses preliminary production estimates of the Ontario corn crop, and the crop has come through less than ideal conditions in many areas of the province. Stewart also discusses how the province surveys for vomitoxin levels in corn and when corn growers may first expect indications of area averages. Click here for tips on how to scout for ear moulds and gauge vomitoxin risks.

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