Mycotoxins Videos Released

October 20, 2014
ICM News

By Charles Hurburgh, Department of Ag and Biosystems Engineering; Alison Robertson, Department of Plant Pathology; and Erin Bowers, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

For a more in-depth discussion and overview of mycotoxins, the Grain Quality Initiative and the Crop Advisor Institute have prepared two video modules, Mycotoxins in Feed and Grain Industries.

Toxins I:

Mycotoxins Development  can be viewed here. (Adobe Flash Player is required.)


Toxins II:

Best Practices in Handling and Testing can be viewed here. (Adobe Flash Player is required.)

Each program is about 30 minutes; one covers basic biology and development of mycotoxins and the second covers management and testing issues.

For an update on 2014 crop quality, see the Integrated Crop Management news posting, “Update on 2014 Crop Quality,” posted Oct. 15, 2014.


Charles Hurburgh is a professor in the Department of Ag and Biosystems Engineering. He can be reached at or 515-294-8629.

Alison Robertson is an associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology; she can be reached at or 515-294-6708.

Erin Bowers is a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. She can be reached at or 515-294-6383.


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Charles Hurburgh Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Dr. Charles R. Hurburgh, Charlie to most everyone, is a native Iowan from Rockwell City (Iowa, USA). He continues to operate the family farm, and is a professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University. He has a bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree fr...

Alison Robertson Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Dr. Alison Robertson is a professor of plant pathology and microbiology. She provides extension education on the diagnosis and management of corn and soybean diseases. Her research interests include Pythium seedling disease of corn and soybean and Goss's wilt. Dr. Robertson received her bach...