NASCAR speedway returns to its roots with organic track-side farm

Known to racing fans as “The Tricky Triangle,” the Pocono Raceway is one of only seven superspeedways in the United States, nestled in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania.

It’s also known for its pioneering environmental initiatives. A 25-acre farm of solar panels, completed in 2010, makes the raceway the largest solar-powered sports facility on […]

Frozen food myths debunked

As we near the end of September and Food Safety Education Month, we’d like to set the record straight about some common frozen food myths. Some of these misconceptions come from a UK consumer survey recently conducted by frozen food producer Birds Eye.

Myth #1: Fresh produce is more nutritious than frozen.

One in five […]

Neogen launches DeciMax® Place Packs and Blocks

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 27, 2018 — Neogen today announced the addition of DeciMax® Place Packs and Blocks — a proven effective and all-weather rodenticide bait now available in multiple product formats.

DeciMax Place Packs and Blocks use the active ingredient bromadiolone, a second generation anticoagulant, to effectively control rats, mice and meadow voles. DeciMax Place […]

Strong biosecurity can mitigate African Swine Fever Virus

The recent discovery and subsequent spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in one of largest swine operations in Romania (a 140,000 swine complex) is opening the eyes of epidemiologists in terms of the potential routes of contamination and spread of this virus.

It’s known that there are two most-common ways for viruses to spread. The […]

Feed & Grain LIVE 2019

As this year’s harvest season passes us by, many producers are preparing for the next harvest season by improving their mycotoxin testing proficiency. Producers are looking forward to the educational conference for feed and grain professionals, Feed & Grain LIVE 2019, where producers are gathering in Altoona, IA to part-take in the three-day conference.

The […]

Neogen launches EVO phosphate-free agricultural cleaners

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 26, 2018 — Neogen Corporation announced today that it has developed an effective line of phosphate-free and biodegradable cleaners for a wide variety of agricultural applications.

Neogen’s new environmentally friendly line of cleaners includes Acid-A-Foam™ EVO, Chlor-A-Foam™ EVO and Acid Tray Wash EVO, each of which will primarily be used by the […]

Neogen launches new dairy hygiene range worldwide

ROCHDALE, United Kingdom, 25 September, 2018 — Neogen announced today that it has expanded its range of dairy hygiene products, including teat dips and sprays, CIP and bulk tank cleaners, hoofcare and dairy cleaning products.

Neogen BioSecurity’s range of teat dips and sprays are available for pre-milking, pre/post-milking, and post-milking. They are designed to help […]

Tox Tuesday: Nerve pain and gabapentinoids

Due to the ongoing opioid crisis, some health care providers are being advised to exercise caution when prescribing opioid painkillers to patients, because of the risk of dependency or abuse. Now, some say this situation could end up reflected with another medication: gabapentinoids, a category of drugs that includes gabapentin and pregabalin.

Gabapentinoids are analgesics […]

Neogen reports first quarter results

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 25, 2018 — Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that net income for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31, increased 28% to $15,237,000, from the previous year’s first quarter net income of $11,914,000. Earnings per share in the current quarter were $0.29, compared to $0.23 a […]

Science: Research opens windows for Listeria antibiotic treatment

Listeriosis, or infection with the foodborne pathogen Listeria, affects nearly 1,600 people each year in the U.S. alone. Most cases pass after a few days either without treatment or with an antibiotic like ampicillin. However, a recent discovery may have opened up a powerful antibiotic as a treatment option, possibly changing the way we handle […]