Genomic technology can make a difference for farmers around the world

Genomics, including livestock DNA testing, has revolutionized much of the agricultural world, and its impact only continues to grow as the technology improves. And as the science advances, it continues to enter new markets and regions that can benefit from it.

For farmers in developing countries, whose herds are smaller and less productive than typical […]

Neogen acquires Canadian animal genomics laboratory

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Edmonton-based Delta Genomics Centre — a major animal genomics laboratory in Canada.

With the acquisition, Delta’s laboratory operations will be renamed Neogen Canada, and become Neogen’s fifth animal genomics laboratory — joining locations in the U.S., Scotland, Brazil, and Australia. The […]

Neogen acquires Australian animal genomics laboratory

Neogen announced today that it has acquired the assets of The University of Queensland Animal Genetics Laboratory (AGL) — the leading animal genomics laboratory in Australia, a country with large cattle and sheep markets.

The acquisition of AGL is intended to help accelerate the growth of Neogen’s animal genomics business in Australia, New Zealand and […]

Neogen named Commercialization Partner of the Year

The University of Nebraska has announced that Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has been named Commercialization Partner of the Year.

In presenting the award, NUtech Ventures, the university’s commercialization arm, cited Neogen’s 18-year partnership with the University of Nebraska’s Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (FARRP) to develop and market rapid food allergen tests that the […]

Crowder resigns as Neogen director

Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Richard Crowder has resigned as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 30. Crowder, 77, resigned for personal reasons.

Crowder has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009 and was elected to a new three-year term in October 2015. The company advises that […]

Neogen reports 16% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that net income for the second quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, which ended Nov. 30, increased 16% to $9,073,000, or $0.24 per fully diluted share, from $7,806,000, $0.21 per share, in fiscal 2015. Current year-to-date net income was $18,396,000, or $0.49 per share, compared to $16,689,000, or $0.45 […]