Drought damaged corn further threatened by fungus

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Agricultural officials throughout Iowa, Nebraska, and other corn producing states are on watch for corn contaminated by a poison-producing fungus.

The fungus thrives in hot, dry conditions like this summer’s drought, and trace amounts have already been identified in some of the corn harvested in the United States.

For more information, read the full article at The Gazette.

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