The heat-resistant ‘cow of the future’

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Time for some cow math. Angus + Brahman = Brangus.

Angus cattle, originally from Scotland, are one of the most popular breeds for beef in the world. With black or red coloring and natural lack of horns, the breed is used for crossbreeding to introduce positive traits in cows. Angus […]

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Agriculture

New study shows how plants fight off disease – Science Daily A new study has highlighted the minute details of how the plant’s immune system leads to its ability to resist disease. […]

Bauck named Neogen vice president of agrigenomics

Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Stewart Bauck has been named its vice president of agrigenomics. In his new role, Bauck will continue to be responsible for the company’s agrigenomic activities, including management responsibility for Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary.

Bauck joined Neogen in 2012 as the company’s director of beef cattle genomics, and became GeneSeek’s general […]