Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

Scientists looking for producers to participate in beef genomic trial – Alberta Farmer The project is part of the effort to use genomics to select cattle with improved feed efficiency […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Agriculture

More tomatoes, faster – Morning Ag Clips Tomatoes are already an ideal model species for plant research, but scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) just made them even more useful by […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal safety, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Agriculture

Smartphone App Hopes To Be The “Shazam For Plants” – Modern Farmer The app can, theoretically, identify a plant based on a photo you take of it with your phone. Apps like […]

Tox Tuesday: Kratom

Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Justice (via Wikimedia Commons)

A relative of the coffee plant is causing a debate regarding the substance’s potential benefits and dangers.

Kratom comes from the leaves of Mitragyna speciosa, a tropical tree found in parts of Southeast Asia, including Thailand and Malaysia. It is consumed in a tea, […]