Lawn and Garden Test

                    Here is an excellent video on what it takes to collect a proper sample for a lawn and garden test. Soil testing can improve garden, save money Midwest Laboratories Lawn and Garden Package You will receive a soil bag, return shipping label with the kit.

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March 2017 update

Spring is almost here. This past month we’ve had a slight taste of spring/summer with temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s. It has made for an exciting February. Soil sample volumes are up with the warmer temperatures. The Animal Feed Laboratory is almost completed. Once complete, the Animal Feed Laboratory will have its own receiving,

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Don’t Treat Soil Like Dirt

Today, I found a great article that makes some simple points that are really profound. The information presented in this article came from the article, “How to Build better soil? Stop treating it like dirt” by Debbie Arrington Here are of some of the points that I wanted to highlight from this article. Consider these

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February 2017 Update

In January we unveiled a whole new website look.  It is our goal going forward to continue to provide visitors with as much analysis information we can provide on analysis, method, turnaround time and cost. If you are looking for a particular analysis, consider going to our test section and locating your specific analysis. Taking

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Welcome to the 2016 ACRES Conference

This week the National ACRES Conference gets underway in Omaha.  (November 30 – December 2, 2016) Our staff at Midwest Laboratories have been attending this show over the past seven years and we have made a number of great connections at this show. We are really excited that this year the conference is in our

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Some Thanksgiving Items to Remember

Have a Great Thanksgiving Celebration!  Celebrate this time with family and friends and be thankful for the blessings you have received.                 Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips Check out these Thanksgiving Tips and make sure your celebration is a fun and safe one! How the Thanksgiving Holiday has Evolved

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Turnaround Time – Soil Testing

Soil Update The cool temperatures and wet conditions in September delayed harvesting by a couple of weeks this fall. As a result, many growers harvested fields in a shortened amount of time. Also, the weather turned unseasonably warmer and drier. At this point in the Omaha area, I can only remember three times when the low temperatures

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Soil Testing – Why?

If you are looking for a good read on soil testing, please consider reading this simple, 2-page article. Soil Testing is worth the Effort – by Lee Reich The best part of this article is the second page on the topic of Nitrogen.

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Fall Soil Season

Earlier this morning we received our daily shipment of soils from one of our carriers. This fall, Midwest Laboratories has introduced a new soil box that is reinforced for heavier weights. The new boxes are eco-friendly, no white coloring as our previous boxes. Also, the boxes are much stronger and will not break with respect

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