Marked by muscle tremors, uncoordinated movements and a staggering walk, ergot poisoning in cattle and other ruminants is now a cause for concern among farmers in the southern U.S. after weather conditions have created a growing environment known to produce ergot fungus (Claviceps paspali).
In a recent article from Cattle Network, ergot fungus is currently […]
Recent reports of soybean disease throughout the Midwest are likely to cause economic losses for some farmers this year, according to plant pathologist Carl Bradley of the University of Illinois.
In a recent article, Bradley specifically described the signs of two different diseases, sudden death syndrome (SDS) and Sclerotinia stem rot (white mold), both of […]
Commonly used to treat high blood pressure and chest pains causing heart attack, propranolol was discovered in 1962 and was the first successful type of drug developed known as a beta blocker. Beta blockers work by relaxing blood vessels and slowing the heart rate to improve blood flow in a person’s body.
Due to these […]
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Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that net income for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31, was $8,883,000 — a 13% increase compared to net income of $7,839,000 in the first quarter of last year. Adjusted for a 3-for-2 stock split effective Oct. 30, 2013, earnings per […]
Based on this year’s weather conditions throughout parts of the U.S. and Canada, the threat of deoxynivalenol (commonly referred to as vomitoxin or DON) in wheat crop is a real issue farmers are currently facing. But when it comes to knowing how much DON-contaminated wheat grain or wheat straw farmers can actually feed animals without […]