A word from our Agronomist It has been another challenging harvesting season. Delayed planting dates and early cold temperatures. Snowfall in various areas of the country have slowed down the fall harvest and narrowed the window for soil sampling this fall. Midwest Labs has been busy processing and turning around the data from the soil
Not An Ordinary Spring Rush In the agriculture industry, the spring months generally bring about more items on a To Do List than hours in the day. Due to the extreme winter, and the repercussions of said extreme winter, retailers and growers alike, have found that their list of duties has grown to epic
With recent rains, the fall harvest and wheat planting have been put on hold. The rain totals are anywhere from 2-11 inches over the past week to 10 days in Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Texas panhandle. WHEAT & CORN Planted wheat acres are at 50% as of October 10th. With saturated soil and water standing
It is that time of year to plant those pumpkins for fall harvest. Linked is an interesting article from the Old Farmer’s Almanac; Growing Pumpkins – Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Pumpkins. Below is a quick breakdown of the pumpkin varieties. Miniature pumpkins: ‘Jack Be Little’ miniature pumpkin variety, perfect for a holiday table. Vine variety.