Space farming: Plant hormones might make it possible

Science fiction has brought us innumerable tales of cool things happening in outer space, from giant battles waged between super-speeding spaceships to the exploration of exotic, unknown planets in distant galaxies. These stories might pass over some of the more mundane facets of futuristic space life, like how our heroes eat and survive, but it […]

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

Inside The Life Of An Apple Picker – National Public Radio It’s fall. Time to pick apples. For some of us, that’s casual recreation, a leisurely stroll through picturesque orchards. For tens […]

U.S. voters send mixed messages on GMO and soda tax measures

Tuesday’s midterm elections featured a host of food and agriculture issues for some states and involved matters including GMO labeling and farming as well as soda-based taxes. Based on a recent article, and other local news reports, below is a rundown of how the results shook out and what it could mean for food policy […]

HOT potatoes! Genetics seek to improve dud spuds

Whether you prefer them mashed, fried, baked or roasted, potatoes are one of the most popular vegetable crops with an annual total production of 41.3 billion pounds in the U.S. alone. While several spud varieties are enjoyed year-round, potatoes are being celebrated this September not only for National Potato Month, but for what one […]

Kick off August with the Monday links

August is starting off with a toxicology edition of the Monday links: looking at drug use and abuse, and a ban on tap water, around the world. Read on for more on that, plus need-to-know news in the food and animal safety and agriculture industries:

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Optimization & prevention for animal safety

One of the key aspects of every farmer’s job is to ensure that their animals and crops are happy and healthy. To do this, they must put preventative measures in place to optimize performance and quality down the road.

The website All About Feed recently released its list of ways to optimize performance in animals, […]

Monday Mycotoxin Report, July 21

Every Monday during the growing season, we’re happy to present the Monday Mycotoxin Reports, highlighting the most recent agricultural news from around the United States. This report features information about crop growth and yield, drought information and more. Stay tuned at the end for information on Neogen’s new app: NeoMyco.

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Monday Mycotoxin Report, July 14

Everything you need to know about what is happening in agriculture in the United States: droughts, growing rates, mycotoxin reports and more. Our weekly Monday Mycotoxin Report is your go-to source for everything you need to know. Watch the video below to learn more:

7 stories you need to know this week

[ SPANISH ] With Monday comes the Monday Links—your essential breakdown of all the must-know news stories going on right now. Read on below:

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What you need to know this week

After a long holiday weekend in the United States celebrating the Fourth of July, we’ve come back on a Monday and there is plenty to talk about in the food and animal safety industries. Don’t have time to scour the internet for the best news stories? Don’t worry: we have you covered.

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