USA - Mold in corn causing livestock deaths

A mold on corn has caused the deaths of some livestock in Dickinson County.

A mycotoxin called fumonisin has been causing adverse health and death loss in swine and horses in north-central Kansas over the past several weeks. Several reports have come from the areas of northern Dickinson county, southern Clay County and eastern Ottawa County, according to a news release from the K-State Research and Extension Service.