Entries by Gwen Wolff

Fatal fungus showing up in Midwestern pastures

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/fatal-fungus-showing-up-in-midwestern-pastures/article_5925e300-a5cf-512d-a67e-7f69ab204377.html JULY 17, 2013 4:57 PM  •  BY GEORGINA GUSTIN A fungus that can kill horses and cattle is rampant in Missouri’s pastureland this summer — and has already felled at least four animals. The fungus, called ergot, appears in grains and grasses when weather conditions are favorable, as they have been this year. The […]