Late corn plantings, a cool summer and a record wet fall have many crop and livestock producers concerned with corn at 25-30% moisture and the presence of yeast, molds and mycotoxins.
To address those concerns, University of Illinois specialists will conduct a webinar on Nov. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Register online. Once registered, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with information on how to join the webinar. System requirements include:
--PC-based attendees: Windows 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server or Vista.
--Macintosh-based attendees: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or newer.
Topics to be covered include:
--Status of wet molds and mycotoxin formation;
--Update of mycotoxin levels measured in commercial labs;
--Storage alternatives including drying, high-moisture corn and use of propionic acid;
--Pricing wet corn;
--Feed value of immature corn for livestock;
--Mycotoxin binder choices; and
--Questions from participants.
Another session is planned for Dec. 3, 2009 from noon to 1 p.m. Central Standard Time. Register for this session.