I Have a Question About Testing Where Do I Go

Ever had a laboratory testing question, but could not find the answer? Consider sending your testing question to Midwest Labs

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Drought -Tolerant Seeds

Check out this video regarding drought tolerant corn. This might the choice of many growers to help minimize the risk of dry, drought conditions.

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Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery

The development of a distillery…Cedar Ridge Vineyard opened 12 years ago and was looking to differentiate itself from the market. This is where the distillery idea came to fruition. In the heart of a grain country a new idea was born and implemented.  It is a cool story. Learn and listen more to Jeff Quint’s

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FDA wants farmers to limit antibiotics

Listen to this farmer in this news story. Antibioitics should be used when animals get sick. Some farmers use antibioitics to help add weight to animals. Responsible antibiotic use has been around with livestock producers. This isn’t a new idea. This inititative by the FDA has been announced as a voluntary limit and more inforation

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Feed and Pet Food Testing

Check out this short video interview with Midwest Laboratories Representatives from the laboratory and client services department. See the people behind the analysis and get a feel for what they look at with respect to working with samples and ultimately their clients.

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Antibiotics in Feed

I came across this article in The Wall Street Journal, “Groups Sue FDA Over Use of Certain Antibiotics in  Animal Feed”  Several environment and health-advocacy groups are suing the Food and Drug Administration to ban the widespread use of two antibiotics, (penicillin and tetracycline) in animal feed. The groups claim that antibiotics are being given

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