Fumonisin Update #3

After discussions with different farmers, elevators, and end users, I know there is still much confusion around the default discount factor (DF) for the corn that tests above 2.1 ppm for fumonisin. Please see update 1 about the importance of not »

Fumonisin Update #2

RMA has released Manager's Bulletin MGR-17-015 that does confirm that quality adjustments for fumonisin will be for samples 2.1 ppm or above. This confirms what was discussed at the Dumas meeting with Matt Mitchell from RMA stating that the LAM was »


Fumonisin is a mycotoxin that is caused by the fusarium fungus. I will not go into much detail on the fungus itself except to say that it is in the soil and has been around for a long time. The key problem »

Wax could buff up sorghum’s value

Ethanol often dominates headlines in the bioeconomy. Because of this pervasiveness, non-fuel bioproducts are sometimes overshadowed and even underappreciated. However, these products and the value they add to farmers’ bottom lines should not be overlooked. They offer stability and significant additional value, »