We have received several questions regarding vomitoxin or DON.
If grain is FARM STORED
an adjuster will be dispatched to collect samples. Those samples will be sent to a licensed, grain inspection service, those approved serving our area are Minot, Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Jamestown, and Plentywood, MT.
Your elevator can collect samples for you that REQUIRE
one bag/sample from EACH LOAD PER UNIT
. Samples MUST
be marked with its origin unit.
Vomitoxin discounts start at 2.1ppm, this is applied to your production along with other factors.
The flowing link to the NDSU Extension Service contains basic Q&A pertaining to DON. https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/plantsci/pests/pp1302.pdf REMINDERS:
- Do not mix loss units with non-loss units! Call for bin measuring BEFORE commingling grain.
- If you are changing the use of crop please notify our office. Ex. hay in lieu of harvesting.
Call the office with any questions at, 800-587-4293 or 701-627-4293.
Thank you, we appreciate your business.