Your Car and Freezing Temperatures

Here are some interesting facts regarding your car and cold temperatures: At what temperature does gasoline freeze? One article I came across suggested that gasoline could freeze at a range between -40C and -76C or any temperature less than -40 degrees fahrenheit. -40 degrees celsius = -40 degrees fahrenheit. You can prevent your gas line from

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Warmer Than Usual Winter Temps Expected for 2016

Are you ready for a warmer than usual winter? It appears the warmer temperatures are here to stay for the next few weeks. Check out this news report and check out the temperatures and precipitation in your part of the country. photo credit: 365-019 – 5k via photopin (license)

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Watch The Spread of Germs

Check out this news story and see for yourself how quickly germs can spread around an office. This news story is worth your time to watch and a very good reminder to take precautions to stop the spread of germs.   Picture by Pixabay

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Why is Snow White?

Check out this informative piece from the Weather Channel and learn more about snow. Learn how the thousands of snowflakes reflect sunlight to create a white, mystical scene. Picture Source: Pixabay

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Could Your Vehicle Be Making You Sick

Check out this news story and determine for yourself if you need to take action with your own vehicle or not. This news story highlights some areas to really keep an eye on with respect to bacterial growth in your vehicle. This story should be a wakeup call for all of us to take steps

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Bacteria and Travel

Here is a story to think about as we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday which is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year. The following news story looks at this whole issue from analyzing the conditions, collecting the sample and looking at the analysis report. This story should be a wake-up call to

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Can Midwest Laboratories Test This?

This is the number one question we receive at Midwest Laboratories.  The following table is a great guide which give you access to analysis available at Midwest Laboratories. Midwest Laboratories Analysis Matrix *Information regarding certification and rush analysis should be obtained by speaking directly to a Midwest Laboratories Customer Service Representative (Office) 402-334-7770. **Normal turnaround time

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Growing Bacteria Experiment

Kids and Teachers – I think everyone should have to do this experiment to get a feel for how prevalent bacteria is in our current culture. Check out this experiment and look at the growth of bacteria on various devices and items we come in contact with everyday. Look at these everyday devices before and

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Take Steps to Protect Yourself From Germs on Planes

This particular video gives some good explanation as to why it is critical to make sure you, as a passenger take precautions each time you fly to protect yourself from germs. This video was made last fall when the Ebola epidemic was in the news almost everyday. You have probably seen this particular scenario. The

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2015 Fall Weather Forecast – Be Prepared!

If you are a grower and/or a company that is related somehow to the fall harvest activities, you will want to read this article. “2015 US Fall Forecast: Fire Danger to Worsen in West; September May Yield Tropical Impact in South” , August 14, 2015 by Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer  The first few paragraphs of

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