FBN: Farmer2Farmer + Midwest Laboratories

Last week we attended the Farmer Busines Network event, Farmer2Farmer IV. During the 3-day event, we had a great time talking face-to-face with all of you and hosting our Lunch-and-Learn. For those of you, that couldn’t make it, we brought our Ag specialists to host a panel for attendees to ask any and all questions about the analytical services

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It’s National Lawn Care Month

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

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Your Car and Freezing Temperatures

Here are some interesting facts regarding your car and cold temperatures: At what temperature does gasoline freeze? One article I came across suggested that gasoline could freeze at a range between -40C and -76C or any temperature less than -40 degrees fahrenheit. -40 degrees celsius = -40 degrees fahrenheit. You can prevent your gas line from

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Driving Smart Decisions – October Update

What is New?   The soil sample numbers are increasing on a daily basis. It appears that the majority of samples may be sent in later this month. The rain in the midwest areas is causing delays with harvest and sampling. Soil sample drying capacity has increased to 31,000+ this fall to help accommodate the increased number

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Foods Containing Glycerin

Have you ever thought about the fact that you may be eating foods that contain the same ingredient as soap? Glycerin helps extend the life of foods, and it is the same ingredient found in soap. The following information was taken from the following article: “Foods Containing Glycerin” by Jessica Brusso, May 3, 2015 Glycerin, also

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How to Plant and Grow Cucumbers

Cucumbers are one of the easiest, low-maintenance vegetables to grow and that is why I choose them for my garden. Year after year I plant them not thinking twice about anything other than the time of year. This year, after reading the following articles, I am reaping the benefits. Below, I called out advice from

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