Nutrient Uses In Plants

Plant Nutrients: Plants need nutrients for the same reasons that animals need them. Plants need proper nutrients to germinate, grow, fight off diseases and pests and to reproduce. Nutrients are needed in larger and smaller or trace amounts for the plant to stay healthy. Nutrient Categories: There are three key types of nutrients to consider


MyLab Portal: Reviewing Crop Recommendations

Are you wondering how to review your crop recommendations on the MyLab Portal? Well you are in luck because Midwest Labs is here to help. Please click below for the next episode in our educational series as field representatives, Ashley Babl and Joe Sisco review the steps. For any questions about your soil reports and


Plant Tissue Testing Time!

Soil is not equal

Why Plant Tissue Analysis? Analysis of plant tissues is an extremely useful tool for growers. Not only can plant tissue testing be used to monitor the nutrient status of plants but it can help identify nutrient deficiencies and imbalances. This allows growers to more effectively tailor their nutrient management programs to meet a crop’s specific


Happy May – Time to Garden!

Growing Tomatoes

We are more ready than ever for May bringing its warmer temperatures, sunshine and ample time to get out and plant our gardens this year. May temperatures have made the soil perfect for sowing seeds. Warm soil will allow for fast germination and growing plants. Good choices are summertime kitchen garden staples like squash, beans,


Spring is Here!

Plant tissue, Crop, Corn, Soil

Well folks, it’s about that time when mother nature starts warming things up for Spring! That means it’s time to test your plants at Midwest Laboratories. You can order plant sample bags by going to Order Supplies on your MyLab Portal or by calling us at 402-334-7770 today. You can submit and print off the


How Pet Stores Survive Coronavirus

One week after pet industry leaders created an open letter to state and local government officials on why pet businesses must remain open through the coronavirus pandemic, the same case is being made in countless pet stores across the country as shoppers flock to local independent retailers to stock up for their animal companions. Pet