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
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
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
It is an interesting question. Obviously, there are a number of outstanding laboratories. However, the bigger question is the following: What should I be looking for when selecting a soil testing lab? Here are some key differentials to look for: Quality Soil Testing – What should I be looking for with respect to quality at
Better soil & crop management Soil Season is picking up, and so is our testing! We hosted a soil testing webinar & seminar this past month where we walk through how to read a soil report. Midwest Labs wants to make sure you are equipped with the information to implement better soil & crop management strategies.
How did your garden turn out this year? As we move closer to fall it’s time to evaluate the work necessary for preparations of the next spring. The first question is – did you find beautiful blooms in your garden? The Second – does the garden look complete, are you ready to focus on upkeep?