Plant Tissue Sampling Steps

Plant tissue sampling provides a picture of the nutritional status of your crops. Combined with soil, you can build a 360° view of your fields and crops to make better management decisions that could drive higher yields and reduce input costs throughout the growing season. Top-quality and profitable yields don’t just happen. There are many

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Lawn & Garden Guide

There’s no place like home… So far this year has left its mark on us. With it came more time at home surrounded by the things and people we love. If you are like me, I am sure you started on projects both indoors and out. This year more than ever, it is important to

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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

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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

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Plant Tissue Testing Time!

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

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Happy May – Time to Garden!

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,

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