Monday links

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

Animal Science:

‘Antelope perfume’ keeps flies away from cows — University of Bonn In Africa, tsetse flies transfer sleeping sickness to cattle, costing an estimated 4.6 billion in USD each year. Now, experts have developed an innovative […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 23, 2017

This week’s regular mycotoxin in crops report also features a presentation from a swine nutrition specialist on the effects of DON in hog production. 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, […]

Monday links

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

Animal Science:

Continued progress towards beef, dairy health — National Milk Producers Federation The U.S. beef and dairy industries continue to improve the quality of their management practices, according to the 2016 National Beef Quality Audit.

Kune […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 16, 2017

This week, after we look at the status of the ongoing corn harvest, Dr. Dennis Nuzback of Phibro Animal Health returns as a special guest to talk about dairy feed. Click here to watch.

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

Study: groundnuts can be made immune to aflatoxin-producing molds

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could train our crops to be resistant to molds that produce mycotoxins, pests and other concerns? Well, scientists are working on that. And they’ve had some success.

Researchers have recently developed groundnuts that can halt the growth of molds that create aflatoxin by producing proteins called defensins that stop […]

Monday links

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

Animal Science:

How Scientists Decide Which Animal Genomes to Sequence — Smithsonian Magazine There are an estimated 8.7 million species on Earth — it’s unlikely scientists will ever sequence them all. They have to pick and choose […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 9, 2017

This week, we look at several new mycotoxin reports, as well as the impact of record high temperatures on crops. 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 NOT be […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 2, 2017

This week, we look at how unseasonably warm temperatures crimped corn crop, and Tony offers a new Tech Tip about equipment calibration. 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 NOT […]

Monday links

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

Animal Science:

Massive projected increase in use of antimicrobials in animals by 2030 — University of Cambridge The amount of antimicrobials given to animals destined for human consumption is expected to rise by 52% by 2030 unless […]

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 […]