Wednesday Links

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

Animal Science

Hair spacing keeps honeybees clean during pollination – Science Daily

With honeybee colony health wavering and researchers trying to find technological ways of pollinating plants in the future, a new Georgia […]

Nature’s miracle: Corn pollination

In recent weeks, the Midwest region of the United States has gone through the critical stage of corn growth known as pollination. Pollination is part of the reproductive stage in a plant. Much of the potential grain yield is determined at this time, with success or failure of pollination impacting the plant’s life. The varying […]

Experts debate cost of being mosquito-free

April showers bring May flowers. May flowers bring mosquitoes? That’s not how the old adage goes, but it definitely feels like it this year. Local reports around Neogen’s headquarters in Michigan have stated that the weather conditions are great conditions for mosquito breeding grounds, meaning it might be a busy, buggy season.

In a perfect […]