Monday links

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

Animal Science:

Calf respiratory health in cold weather — Northern New York Agricultural Development Program Winter weather poses a natural challenge to raising young animals. Respiratory illness in calves can negatively impact weight gain, age at their […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: November 20, 2017

It’s the final Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report of the year! The map starts to get crowded as new mycotoxin reports have funneled in. Watch the video here. Don’t despair — we’ll have a capstone summary report in a few weeks!

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we […]

Teen creates app to prevent heat deaths on farms

With even the warmest parts of the northern hemisphere currently preparing for the chilly winter season, summer heat is not at the forefront of many minds. However, one teenaged student has been hard at work devising a way to keep people safe on farms when summer’s at its peak.

Faith Florez, a 17-year-old high school […]

La Niña affects temperatures, winter crop growth in North America

La Niña returns for round two this winter, though not as strong as it could be.

The weather phenomenon, which is the counterpart to El Niño, causes water temperatures to shoot down in the Pacific Ocean. (El Niño leads to warmer temperatures.) Both events affect weather around the world.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

Monday links

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

Animal Science:

Biosecurity takes many hands to be effective — National Hog Farmer Efforts on the farm are imperative to keep the swine herd healthy, but the entire production chain needs to be involved to keep economically […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: November 13, 2017

It’s the second-to-last Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report of the year! This week, dairy nutritionist Dr. Gwendolyn Jones returns to discuss how cows adapt to DON. Watch the video here.

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

Monday links

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

Animal Science:

A whole lot of water goes into that milk — University of Kentucky Ag News Water is important for most species’ survival. Dairy cows, in particular, require large quantities to produce their famous milk. It’s […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: November 6, 2017

This week, Neogen looks at a quickened North American corn harvest and several new mycotoxin reports. 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. As these data can vary widely, they should NOT be considered typical […]

‘Vineyards saved lives’ in wake of California wildfires

The year 2017 has seen several severe wildfires in a few different parts of the world, including California’s Napa Valley, a region famous for the wine it produces. The fires’ impact on humans living there has been tragic, with 41 people reported dead and thousands of homes destroyed or damaged.

The impact on the local […]

Top pumpkin facts for the Halloween season

Is there any fruit, vegetable or otherwise food-related object that better sums up the autumn season than the pumpkin? (Answer: no, there isn’t.) As the weather grows colder and the days shorter, we eat pumpkins in delicious pies and snack on their seeds, we cook them into warm and toasty soups, and we even carve […]