Ergot is being found in harvested wheat in parts of North Dakota. Jamestown, North Dakota farmer Terry Wanzek finished harvesting wheat on Monday and found ergot in some of the wheat. The crop was rejected at the elevator. “I think we’ll be able to clean that out. From what I’ve heard, there’s very few loads being dumped at the elevator. They’re getting rejected.” NDSU Extension’s Andy Friskop confirms ergot. Wanzek says they did everything they could to prevent fungal disease. Read more about ergot clean up.
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