There’s an old farmer’s tale that says, “On a quiet night you can hear the corn grow.” While this may seem silly, scientists were recently able to prove it true through the use of contact microphones that directly record the sounds of corn growing.
By listening to these sounds, the scientists believe corn grows in a similar way to how it breaks, and from understand these mechanisms, they may be able to improve corn — and potentially other plants too. [ More … ]
Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired United Kingdom-based Quat-Chem Ltd.— a chemical company specializing in the development, manufacture and sale of agricultural, industrial, and food processing biocidal hygiene products, including cleaners and disinfectants.
Quat-Chem Ltd. is a 20-year-old private company with a history of consistent growth that manufactures a full line of complete disinfectant and cleaner products for dairy hygiene and poultry and swine biosecurity applications. The company sells its products on a global basis, with a focus on the United Kingdom, European Union, Middle East [ More … ]
Welcome to a special post-Thanksgiving edition of the Neogen Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report. This report shares data and statistics from the agriculture industry and can viewed by clicking on the video below.
Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.
Five Things to Know About Leftovers, According to a Food Safety Expert – The Kitchen
Whether you cooked the big family meal or attended it, there’s one thing that everyone looks forward to after Thanksgiving: the delicious leftovers. [ More … ]
Arguments concerning genetic engineering of the world’s food supply are nothing new. Many members of the scientific community argue GMO foods are just as safe to consume as their naturally grown counterparts, while others fear that tampering with our crops could lessen the integrity of our meals.
But, what if genetic engineering could increase food production by 40 to 50% and offer enormous benefits for the world’s poorest people, many of them farmers working small plots of land in the developing world? [ More … ]
Based on new data submitted, Neogen is bringing you a bonus edition of the Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 21, 2016. This report shares data and statistics from the agriculture industry and can viewed by clicking on the video below.