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Iowa grain quality issues as 2018 season ends

The harvest is wrapped up for the most part. We saw a wide gambit of challenges for grain quality. Iowa State University’s (ISU) Dr. Charles Hurburgh gives us an appraisal of the 2018 season. He says he could plainly sum up the 2018 growing season in a few words.

Hurburgh says the main concerns are instances of vomitoxin in the northern parts of the state. With this being a prime area for ethanol and swine production, marketers are going to be more selective.

With there also being mold issues in this year’s soybean crop, marketing your grains is going to take a sound strategy.

Audio: Full interview with Dr. Charles Hurburgh, ISU

 

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