Landfills – A perspective

Check out this very educational video regarding landfills. It will help you get a better understanding of some of the history of how we dispose of garbage and what steps are taken to design a landfill system. The landfill in the video is located in Lincoln, Nebrasaka – Lancaster County.

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Soil Moisture Remains Low

Check out this article, “Corn Belt Needs More Moisture” According to Harry Hillaker, Iowa Climatologist, Iowa Growers  should be concerned going into next spring with respect to soil moisture. Hillaker indicated that “Normal spring rain would not be even close to getting soil back to field capacity in the northwestern sector of Iowa” ” The

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The Snow is coming

I know some parts of the country have already received large amounts of snow this winter. Today is the day of the first major winter storm for this area of the country.   However, it is always amazing to me how the talk of a storm coming creates so much hype. You could see it

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Soil Testing for Food Plots

Are you an avid hunter? Have you ever thought about creating the best food plots for deer and other wildlife? Are you trying to grow clover or some type of forage? I would invite you to check out this video. You will see the whole process first-hand. The video is professionally done and it really

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Waste Vegetable Oil Production

See how one man has developed a recipe for his own vehicle. This is a very cool story of chemistry and fuel production coming together. At Midwest Laboratories, we analyze Waste Vegetable Oils from different production facilities across the United States. photo credit: Microcosm Publishing! via photopin cc

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Cell Phone Germ Test

Check out this story. People, everywhere are texting and touching their phones when they are using the restroom. Wait a second, I need to put some hand sanitizer on my hands. Twenty years ago, people did not carry cell  phones with them. Now, it is almost unusual to see someone without a cell phone. Do

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What do Farmer’s Grow?

Agriculture is such a big part of our business. Are you aware of the impact agriculture has on your local state and on our country as a whole. Check out this video clip which contains all kinds of insights as to why Agriculture is such a big industry and one that we all interact with

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Flood Water Testing

Check out this story on the water being tested after Hurricane Sandy. I know this occurred a few weeks ago, but this story should serve as a helpful reminder as to how dangerous flood water can be, especially in areas affected by hurricanes. photo credit: joysaphine via photopin cc

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