Monday links

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Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science:

Getting fly control right on poultry farms — Poultry World Most people welcome the onset of summer, but for poultry producers it brings […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 31, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report covers the increase in damaging weather conditions in much of the U.S. Who is our guest presenter this week? Dr. Max Hawkins of Alltech returns to discuss the 2017 corn crop, answering the question, “What Have We Seen So Far?” Click here to watch.

Neogen Corporation takes great […]

64 million bushels of wheat could be lost to drought in U.S.

Bad news for farmers this week in the central and northern regions of the U.S. An ongoing drought in the northern plains is expected to persist into August, while heavy, flood-inducing rains in the central U.S. are expected to continue as well.

Much of the northern plains regions are experiencing severe, extreme or exceptional drought […]

Double-dog domestication: How many times did dogs become man’s best friend?

Some 14,700 years ago, a loyal dog was buried alongside its human companions near what is today Bonn, Germany. That dog is the oldest undisputed domesticated dog on record, though many scientists purport that dogs were first domesticated far earlier, between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.

It’s actually hard to say for sure where and […]

Package problems: Food safety experts comment on mail-order perishables

Consumers can get just about anything online these days. Beekeepers can buy live bees online. Researchers can purchase real human skulls. With enough money, you can get your own private island via the World Wide Web.

It makes sense, in this age of online convenience, that more and more food companies, wholesalers and grocers […]

Tox Tuesday: Drug news roundup

As the global fight against drug abuse continues, we hear a lot about the ongoing opioid epidemic, and how drug purity levels seem to be rising around the world. Here’s some of the latest news in the drug sphere.

Prescription drug abuse increasing in the United Kingdom

Legal prescription drugs are increasingly abused in the […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science:

High quality water vital for livestock — Morning Ag Clips As parts of the U.S. suffer through high temperatures and drought, experts remind producers of water requirements for livestock. “A 10% […]

Neogen launches CyKill™ Rodenticide Bait

Neogen has developed an exceptional rodenticide bait that combines superior palatability with the proven active ingredient bromethalin.

Neogen’s new CyKill™ Rodenticide Bait controls Norway rats, roof rats, house mice and meadow voles in areas where competing food or feed sources are present. The meal bait product offers superior rodent acceptance as it contains food […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 24, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report includes a special excerpt on feeding dairy cows DDGS with confidence with Dr. Gwendolyn Jones, a continuation of last week’s special report. Click here to watch the video.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. […]

Nearly 300 pigs culled at county fair after swine flu discovery

A county fair in the U.S. state of Ohio took an unfortunate turn this month when the discovery of swine flu in at least one animal led to state officials ordering the culling of nearly 300 pigs.

The barn was quarantined and disinfected after a case of the H3N2 strain was identified. The strain can […]