Food Safety Around the Holidays

It’s that time of year where the food comes in bulk, leftovers are plentiful, and friends and family gather to catch up on the year. At Midwest Laboratories we know how important Thanksgiving food is on Thanksgiving day. Thanksgiving brings out the families special recipes and traditional dishes. And let us not forget the sheer quantity. We


Chilly mornings – no match for Ethylene Glycol

Cold Mornings - making sure ice stays off your windshield

Tis the season for chilly mornings and heating your car a few minutes before forcing yourself in the seat and on the road.   Ever wonder how your windshield wiper fluid tends to stay fluid and doesn’t freeze up while wiping your windows? Well, we are not under any impression that you all haven’t heard of antifreeze, but


CropLife Newsletter – Plant Nutrition Today.

Soil Bags, Soil Testing

Understanding Soil Acidity Agriculture needs to rely on sustainability to protect long-term soil productivity. Soils from around the world tend to become acidic with time. The tropical climates tend to have more issues with soil acidity. Soil acidity limits crop yields due to the negative impacts on soils physical and biological properties.  Effective use of


Driving Smart Decisions – November Update

November Update It is that time of the year. Harvest is in full swing and the fall cool breeze is back. The leaves have fully turned colors and are quickly making their descent to the ground. In addition, growers are in the field evaluating their current yields and contracts for 2019. At Midwest Laboratories, the


Update from the Field – TaylorAnn Washburn

Snow season in Agriculture

Field Representative, TaylorAnn Washburn gives an update from the southeastern regions of the US.    Missouri While northern Missouri is drying off from the excessive rain earlier in October, southeast Missouri is now taking on the rainstorms. The state has seen the drought of 2018, the flood of 2018, and the blizzard of 2018 –