Considerable concern developed in the late summer pertaining to the potential for ear moulds in the 2011 corn crop and the mycotoxins associated with these moulds. These mycotoxins, particularly the vomitoxin (DON) can be disruptive when fed to livestock, especially hogs. As a result and to increase our understanding of the situation, OMAFRA Field Crop Staff conducted a survey of Ontario corn fields.

Read the entire report here: 2011 Grain Corn Ear Mould and Vomitoxin Survey