As the summer is heating up so are the use of reusable water bottles.   Staying hydrated is key to enjoying the summer sun. But, are you washing your reusable water bottle properly? KETV News Watch 7 joined us a few weeks ago to see if staff members around the office are cleaning out their

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Plant Parasitic Nematodes by Jim Grilliot

Agronomy, Plant Tissue, Plant, Sample, Sampling

Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Corn  Plant parasitic nematodes are microscopic organisms that require living host plant tissue to feed on in order to grow and reproduce.  They live in the soil and feed in or on the corn plants root system. These nematodes can be found in just about every cornfield to varying degrees.  There are

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FBN: Farmer2Farmer + Midwest Laboratories

Last week we attended the Farmer Busines Network event, Farmer2Farmer IV. During the 3-day event, we had a great time talking face-to-face with all of you and hosting our Lunch-and-Learn. For those of you, that couldn’t make it, we brought our Ag specialists to host a panel for attendees to ask any and all questions about the analytical services

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Update from the Field – TaylorAnn Washburn

Weather Woes My last update talked about the weather, and unfortunately, I must bring it up again. Parts of my territory have experienced devastating flooding, and others have been struck by other forms of severe weather. While the light at the end of the tunnel may not seem visible, eventually we’ll dry out, recover, and

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It’s National Lawn Care Month

During April, the National Association of Landscape Professionals kicked off National Lawn Care Month. In the age of ever-expanding technology, it seems we as Americans value a well-manicured lawn more than a remodeled kitchen or other household upgrades. Surveys tell us that an astounding 77% of respondents report relaxing in their yards at least once

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