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 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.

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Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 25, 2017

This week, we look at new mycotoxin reports in corn, and hear from dairy feed expert Dr. Dennis Nuzback of Phibro Animal Health. Click here to watch!

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Mycotoxins threaten Texas corn crop

Texas is dealing with high amounts of mycotoxins in its corn crop this year, and farmers in neighboring states are being advised to be on the lookout.

Past reports covered in Neogen’s weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports have shown high levels of DON, aflatoxin, fumonisins and T-2/HT-2 in new crop corn, and that trend […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 18, 2017

Click here to watch this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, where we continue to examine the effect that hurricanes Harvey and Irma have had on harvest progress. Dr. Gwendolyn Jones also shares tips on the risk of aflatoxin carry-over in high-producing dairy cows.

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Monday links

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

Animal Science:

The sniff test of self-recognition confirmed: Dogs have self-awareness — National Research Tomsk State University While domestic dogs have been found to be pretty good at social cognitive tasks, they’ve not yet managed to pass […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 11, 2017

This week on Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, we look at the hurricanes’ impacts on crop progress and Tony answers the question, “Why is there a wide range of acceptance for reference material?” Click here to watch.

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Monday (Tuesday) Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 5, 2017

Click here to watch this week’s Monday (or Tuesday) Mycotoxin and Crop Report. This week, Tony answers one of his most-requested Tech Tip questions.

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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:

Pig-to-person spread of flu a concern — Ohio State University The spread of influenza among pigs is common at fairs and other gatherings, and protective measures including cutting the length 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.

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