Soil Test Kits | Soil Testing Laboratory

I hear this question a lot. “Isn’t it just easier to buy a soil test kit and do the test myself?”  Answer  is yes! I cannot argue that going to one location, purchasing a kit, taking it home and conducting the test myself isn’t easier.  However, the question is, what do you really get from

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Have you received your soil sampling supplies?

Soil Sampling Supplies – Have you placed your order? Yesterday, I posted information regarding Soil Testing & Soil Sampling Today,  I want to remind people to get their Soil Sampling Supply orders in early to assure timely return.  A few ways you can do this: Midwest Laboratories Clients Clients  can order their supplies on line,

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Soil Sampling & Soil Testing

It appears that growers are getting out into their fields and trying to collect soil samples in their fields and gardens to determine the value of their soil.  This week, with temperatures in the 50’s and only a chance of rain later in the week, it appears like the perfect week to collect samples. Soil

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Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Association 2010 Expo

I am attending the Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Association Conference in La Vista, NE.  Today is the last day of the conference.  The conference appears to be growing again with excitement and this is evidenced by the larger number of vendors and attendees. Yesterday, the speakers ranged from Ndamukong Suh – talking about his football career

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Well Water Testing

With all of the talk of food recalls because of salmonella, the warning signs should be going up to those of us who own wells on our property. With the current spring thaw, its an excellent time to check water for e.Coli and coliform. Well water should be checked on an annual basis as a

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Snow Mold

Yes in the midlands, here we have had snow cover for almost 2-3 months, as a result a gray, cob-web material has formed, hence snow mold.  For now the best practice is to stay off the grass because it is too wet ant the plants crowns could be crushed according to Kathleen Cue, University of

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Salmonella Contamination on the Rise

Salmonella Recall Salmonella contamination announcements continue to rise as Producers are finding traces of salmonella from a HVP – Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein that was used in many products and was manufactured at a Nevada Food Flavoring Plant. Recalled Products continues to grow As many as 10,000 products, could be recalled over the next few weeks 

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