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Midwest Laboratories was built on a foundation of commitment and support for the Agricultural industry. For the past 40 years, we’ve been the industry leader providing expedient, reliable and traceable analysis. Our analysis and recommendations cover irrigation and water quality, fertilizers, manure, biosolids, sludge, and compost.

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Prioritizing Your Fertility Needs

by Tim Mundorf, CCA National Training & Precision Ag Specialist With grain prices a little lower than they have been in past years we get questions at the laboratory concerning where growers can cut back their fertilizer recommendations. Balancing crop revenue vs fertilizer cost for any given year and a particular grower’s financial situation as

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How Do I Test For Mycotoxins in Corn

Background Mycotoxins, as defined by Webster, are “a toxic substance produced by a fungus and especially a mold” For growers, the definition goes much deeper. Quality is the key here. Everyone is a bit cautious when buying and selling grain.  Seeking professional analysis from a laboratory or local grain inspection service is the way to go. In

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September Update 2017

Fall Is Around the Corner Labor Day Weekend is almost here.  Schools are back in session. Temperatures are starting to cool off and the days are getting shorter. That means football activities are right around the corner too.  Right now we are seeing an increased demand for stalk nitrate testing. In addition, many growers and

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