Wet Corn Strategies and Alternatives Webinar

With late planting of corn, a cool summer, and a record wet fall; many crop and livestock producers are faced with questions and concerns with corn over 25 to 30 percent moisture, presence of yeast, molds, and mycotoxins; and alternatives to handle wet corn grain. These fast pace webinars will discuss several key concerns and questions outlined below.

  • 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
  • Your questions from participants

To register for each webinar, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/169847248 to register for November 18 and https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/842673729 for December 3. No charge for either program is required with a similar program format and updates at each webinar. If a third webinar is needed based on field and harvest conditions, it will be schedule for mid-December. The webinar will be coordinated by Dr. Mike Hutjens, Extension Dairy Specialist, along with specialists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and industry representatives.

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