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Groundbreaking study into peanut allergy – Food Standards Agency
The United Kingdom’s (U.K.) [...]
By Dr. Pablo Moreno, DVM
Proper cleaning and disinfection of animal facilities is a critical part of any good biosecurity program.
An ideal program will reduce the number of pathogens to levels that are non-pathogenic for the animals housed in the facility. In a healthy animal, low levels of pathogens should [...]
Courtesy of the Farm Service Agency.
Last summer’s drought continues to impact hundreds of counties throughout the U.S.
On Wednesday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack designated 597 counties in 14 states as “primary natural disaster areas” because of drought and heat. All of the designated counties have shown a D2 (drought severe) drought intensity [...]
It was a race to beat the rain last week, as U.S. farmers worked to get corn and soybeans planted.
And they definitely worked – as of Monday, about 71 percent of the U.S. corn crop was planted. This is up from just 32 percent at the same time last year. About 24 percent of [...]
Neogen's Andi Branstetter talks to kids about dairy cows.
The wise words of a fellow Neogen employee sum up Lexington’s Andi Branstetter perfectly: “She’s got stuff to do.”
Andi’s dedication to her stuff, which includes working as Neogen’s marketing manager for beef and dairy products, helping run her family’s dairy farm, showing cattle, and [...]