The corn harvest is later than it has been any time in recent memory, and the prolonged moist conditions are conducive for molds to develop on grain in the field. Over the past few days we have received numerous reports of ear rots developing in the field and questions concerning mycotoxin production when conditions are cool but wet.
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Robertson, Alison E. and Munkvold, Gary P., "How Delayed Harvest Might Affect Ear Rots and Mycotoxin Contamination" (2009). Integrated Crop Management News. 505.
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