Puerto Rico’s agriculture takes $780 million hit

Last week the Category 4 Hurricane Maria slowly crawled across the Caribbean, leaving devastation in its wake. In the aftermath, a big focus of the media has been Puerto Rico, which lost all electricity island-wide, something unfathomable to many in developed nations that depend on power for most daily needs.

Both individuals and industries have […]

FDA’s GenomeTrakr supports food safety around the globe

There’s Twitter. Uber. Venmo. Facebook. The World Wide Web has brought us no shortage of apps, websites and networks with trendy names and useful functions. For the food industry, now there’s GenomeTrakr.

GenomeTrakr is a network of more than 60 laboratories across the world working in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). […]

Science: Equine therapy does not increase stress for horses

Dogs and cats are usually considered the most common therapy animals, offering emotional support to their owners and companions. But some therapy animals are much, much larger.

Thousands of horses belong to equine therapy programs around the world, treating both adults and kids with anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, eating disorders, grief and a number of […]

Happy birthday: 1,400% more bacteria lands on cakes when you blow out candles

Birthday celebrations. Who doesn’t love them? We at Neogen celebrated our 35th birthday as a company this year, and it’s been an exciting year so far.

Recently, however, there’s been some bad press surrounding birthday parties, coming along with an important food safety tip we and others should keep in mind.

We’ll put it shortly: […]

Neogen visits Midwest career fairs

Members of our Genomics Division are on the road for the next month looking for the next generation of innovators. We’re hitting up the fall career fair circuit at several universities in the near future — if you or anyone you know is interested in learning about a career with us, feel free to drop […]

Monday links

What’s the latest in the fields of agriculture, food safety, animal science and toxicology? Check it out here.

Animal Science:

Researchers discover new cattle disease and prevent it from spreading — University of Copenhagen Following genetic studies of deformed calves, recent research in Copenhagen uncovered a hitherto unknown disease found among Holstein cattle. The breeding […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 25, 2017

This week, we look at new mycotoxin reports in corn, and hear from dairy feed expert Dr. Dennis Nuzback of Phibro Animal Health. Click here to watch!

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these data can vary widely, they should […]

Mycotoxins threaten Texas corn crop

Texas is dealing with high amounts of mycotoxins in its corn crop this year, and farmers in neighboring states are being advised to be on the lookout.

Past reports covered in Neogen’s weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports have shown high levels of DON, aflatoxin, fumonisins and T-2/HT-2 in new crop corn, and that trend […]

Of pets and yogurt: Neogen’s top blog posts of all time

It’s been almost six years since we started this almost-daily blog. This post that you are reading now is the 1,675th to grace the front page of blog.neogen.com. Not a particularly big landmark number, but hey, we’re celebrating it all the same.

We’ve covered a wide range of topics, from the science behind ATP testing […]

Neogen donates products to hurricane relief efforts

Neogen, in response to the widespread damage caused by recent hurricanes in parts of the U.S., is donating animal safety products to affected areas as part of the company’s ongoing goal to support the health and welfare of companion animals and livestock.

Donated items come from several of Neogen’s comprehensive product lines to assist caretakers […]