Soil Testing – Extraction

See some of the various steps that are applied to your soil when it arrives at Midwest Laboratories. Also, check out some of the people behind the scene and find out how they view the process from a quality stand point. Soil Testing requires a lot of sample preparation time and in this video, you

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Midwest Laboratories Video Series – Receiving Samples

Check out today’s environment at Midwest Laboratories with respect to receiving samples.    

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National Radon Action Month

January is typically -National Radon Action Month. Radon is colorless odorless gas which usually comes into a person’s house through the basement. The EPA has some good information on radon on their website. This site is very informative with lots of illustrations and examples. Check out this video for an up-close perspective on this topic.

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Water Hardness

It is always good to check your drinking water for “water hardness”. You may be asking, “What is Water Hardness?”  Check out this explanation of water hardness from Fairfax County, VA Water Authority. Many industrial and domestic water users are concerned about the hardness of their water. Hard water requires more soap and synthetic detergents

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Winter Road Salt and Your Car

Each winter I take my car in and wash that white glaze of salt off of the car.  Check out this list of items to deal with road salt and your car from NTB to consider when dealing with Road Salt and your Car. Here is a quick summary: Plan Ahead Give your car a

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Pasture Range Chickens

Pasture range chickens The chickens eat grass and vegetables opposed to feed. This video really does a good job of explaining pasture range chickens and what processes are critical in their development. photo credit: Brookford Farm via photopin cc

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