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Mycotoxin survey suggests regular monitoring of feed, silages

BIOMIN's annual mycotoxin survey reports heavier DON, ZEN and FUM levels in U.S. corn and DDGS samples in 2016.

U.S. feed and livestock producers have more reason to carefully monitor mycotoxin contamination in feed and crops, according to results of the latest "BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey."

In total, 387 corn samples and 79 samples of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) were sourced from across the U.S. in 2016. A full 90% of corn samples and 100% of DDGS samples tested positive for at least one mycotoxin.

“The mycotoxin threat was higher in 2016 than in 2015,” said Dr

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