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Insect activity, crop losses could increase as global temperatures rise

When temperatures go up, so do certain risks, like the potential presence of certain crop and shellfish toxins. Alongside these risks, a new study outlines how insect activity also increases as the globe heats up — leading to increased crop loss.

Research from the University of Washington suggests that a rise of just 2°C can […]

Science: Newly identified corn variety uses bacteria to up nitrogen intake

Sometimes when we hear the word “bacteria,” our minds jump to “germs that can make us sick.” Bacteria can be beneficial, though. One examples: Researchers have identified a type of corn that uses bacteria to grow bigger and stronger in an unconventional way.

The newly identified corn variety, which comes from Oaxaca, Mexico, feeds its […]

A cry for help: Crops under attack emit cues for hungry birds

We humans are simple creatures — we find ourselves in trouble, we cry out for help. Science has known for a while that plants do something similar by letting out “sensory volatile cues,” like scents, when they’re under attack by hungry insects. The result is that birds will often pick up the cue, swoop […]

When grain bins break

A common concern with grain storage is how to avoid contamination from mycotoxins and other issues. Another danger that some may overlook: grain bin collapses.

They don’t happen often, but when they do, consequences can be expensive and at times, deadly. Equipment can be destroyed by the rush of flooding grain, hundreds of thousands of […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: August 14, 2017

On this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, we check in on ongoing drought conditions and our first confirmed aflatoxin report, and Tony returns with one of his famous Tech Tips: How often should you calibrate your equipment? Click here to watch.

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

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 […]

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. […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 10, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report is now available! Click here to watch. This week features a special report on contaminated wheat for feed from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins.

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 […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 3, 2017

Click here to watch Neogen’s latest Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report!

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 of all grain harvested. The mycotoxin levels we report are intended to […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: June 26, 2017

It’s back! Neogen’s weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report returns for 2017. 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 of all grain harvested. […]