July 19, 2013
Ergot bodies on seed heads look like mouse droppings. Heather Smith, a livestock specialist with the University of Missouri's Callaway Extension Center, said although there could be ergot in pastures in Callaway, there have been no cattle deaths reported in the county.
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No cattle fatalities in Callaway from fungus
Although there have been no ergot-related cattle deaths reported in Callaway County, experts with University of Missouri Extension are warning area farmers to keep an eye out for the fungus.
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