Texas Soil Laboratory Established 1938

Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938

Texas Soil Laboratory was founded in 1938. And while a lot has changed since then in technology and understanding, our service to the grower and our dedication to making crops greater remains the same. Latest From Our Blog New Acres USA Magazine Cover for February New Street Address Number for TP&S Lab Use Drones and […]

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New Acres USA Magazine Cover for February

Look for our new ad in this month’s Acres USA Magazine, and get yourself a subscription for the year while you’re at it! Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Street Address Number for TP&S Lab Use Drones and Remote Control Aircraft Legally TPSL Presents Video Behind The Scenes Pic New Vacuum […]

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New Street Address Number for TP&S Lab

We Have NOT Moved! But the post office has assigned us a new street number based on Zip Code adjustment stuff that we can’t be bothered to understand. Please UPDATE all of your records, and please CORRECT our street address on any current printed sample bags, return boxes and labels. Our New Correct Address is: […]

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Use Drones and Remote Control Aircraft Legally

Texas Plant and Soil Lab reminds you that if you fly a drone or remote controlled aircraft for any purpose you must make sure to follow federal guidelines regarding flight restrictions, the possibility of necessary licensing and the differences recreational versus non-recreational operation. Be sure to inform and protect yourself. You can begin by reading […]

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TPSL Presents Video Behind The Scenes Pic

TPSL Presents Video Interviews from Acres USA 2015 Conference. We’ll be featuring a new video soon from our booth at Acres USA 2015 Conference. For now here’s a behind-the-scenes picture of our Office Manager Mirtha Valdez operating the camera during the interviews. Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Acres USA Magazine […]

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New Vacuum System Dramatically Reduces Sample Filtration Time!

With the increase in demand for our Daubeny Extraction Method soil tests, which requires larger samples than other methods, we had to come up with a more efficient way to filter soil sample extractants. Using the standard arrangement which relies on gravity as most labs use (photo 9290E), filtration time took from hours to as […]

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New Acres USA Magazine Cover for January

Here’s your quick peak of the new Acres USA Magazine cover! Be sure to look for our new ad in this month’s Acres USA Magazine, and get yourself a subscription for the year while you’re at it! Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Acres USA Magazine Cover for February New Street […]

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Texas Continues Drought – Water Test and Soil Test Needed

The extreme weather is really hurting agriculture all over Texas and the Southwest, including the Houston area. Where these areas would currently be experiencing typical seasonal showers, these areas are now under a prolonged drought. The last eight months have been some of the driest in Texas history, changing record books, setting the stage for […]

TPSL More Than Just A Regional Ag Lab

TPSL Is More Than Just A Regional Testing Lab

The final product that Texas Plant and Soil Lab delivers is not simply test results – it is the remarkable yields and quality of crops. To achieve this, Texas Plant and Soil Lab has to deliver solutions to the (often profound) problems that have been crippling the grower. To that end, the lab takes the […]

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TPSL’s own Noel Garcia, C.C.A. in AgMag

Texas Plant and Soil Lab’s Vice President of Operations and Certified Crop Advisor Noel Garcia has penned the lead article in the current issue of AgMag. AgMag is devoted to the Agricultural Lifestyle of South Texas and features articles on family farms, ranches, big-growers, livestock, community events, culture and more! Noel Garcia’s article “Keep Getting […]

Acres USA Magazine Cover November 2015

November Acres USA Magazine Cover

If you haven’t seen it yet, here is a sneak peek of the November Cover of Acres USA Magazine! Look for Texas Plant and Soil Lab’s advertisement in November’s Issue of Acres USA Magazine. Look for Texas Plant and Soil Lab at 2015 Acres USA Conference where we will have a booth and a 1-day […]

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Acres U.S.A.® Magazine September 2015

Be sure and check out our ad in the latest issue of Acres U.S.A.® Magazine. And don’t forget! There’s only 10 days left to enter for a chance to win an All-Access Pass to this year’s Acres U.S.A.® Conference including our pre-conference workshop, “Advanced Soil and Crop Health – Maximizing Crop Performance Profitably, Even Under […]

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Texas Plant and Soil Lab Saves Hail Damaged Corn Crops

Hail Damaged Corn Ten Days Later – Texas Plant and Soil Lab – 956-383-0739 Texas Plant and Soil Lab saves hail-damaged crops, diseased crops, and stressed crops. TPSL® has cured diseased fields, depleted soil, and salty waters. TPSL® achieves bigger yields for growers of all sizes using less fertilizer and less water. Texas Plant and […]

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Fall is an Important Time for Soil Testing

Texas Plant and Soil Lab reminds you that Fall is a critical time for Soil Testing. Start taking soil samples soon after harvest up until soil freezes. Revitalizing soil fields after harvest works best with plenty of time between treating soil and spring planting. The earlier you test your soil in fall the earlier you […]

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Lab Saves Sandblasted Corn and Hailed Corn

Presenting the latest Lab News for August 2015. Field reports of success with Sandblasted Corn and Hailed Corn. Texas Plant and Soil Lab is saving crops and saving farms. Learn more from the PDF. Requires PDF Reader: LAB-NEWS-2015-08 TPSL Saves Sandblasted Corn in Idaho Field Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New […]

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Acres USA Conference 2015 is Dec 9th-11th

Do not forget to plan for the 2015 Acres USA Conference. This year it’s from December 9th through 11th with pre-conference workshops on the 8th and 9th. Here is Acres’ currently posted schedule overview: http://www.acresusa.com/events/2015conference-overview ACRES USA 2013 Overlooking from TPSL booth Texas Plant and Soil Lab is pleased to be hosting our third pre-conference […]

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TP&S Lab is keeping turn-around times down.

Texas Plant and Soil Lab’s new lab-engineered sample drying system ensures that even as the work-load grows, your testing turn-around time won’t. The lab knows you need your test results as fast as technologically possible. So they’ve invested and invented and improved and improvised and created a whole new way to dry samples quicker without […]

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Introducing New Testing for Fresh Fruit Elements Analysis With Silicon Option

Fresh Fruit Elements Analysis With Silicon Option is the latest test from Texas Plant & Soil Lab for 2015. This test is intended especially for Fertilizer / Adjuvant / Inoculant Manufacturers who want to track the effectiveness of their products and Food Processors who wish to monitor the levels of produce Nutrient Density by their […]

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Plant Sap from Leaf and Petiole Testing

Plant Testing is in Full Spring at Texas Plant and Soil Lab It’s the first week of June and while some of Texas is still waist-deep in water, Texas Plant and Soil Lab is waist-deep in plant tissue samples from all over these United States. Farmers that were fortunate enough to get crops in the […]

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Acres USA Magazine June 6, 2015

Be sure and check out our ads in this month’s Acres USA Magazine! Acres USA Magazine – June 2015 Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Acres USA Magazine Cover for February New Street Address Number for TP&S Lab Use Drones and Remote Control Aircraft Legally TPSL Presents Video Behind The Scenes […]

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Texas Farmer Contributes Rain News

We’ve got some great pictures and information on ongoing rain conditions in Texas. Download and read the entire PDF here: LAB NEWS 2015 05 TEXAS RAIN. First Page Preview: Texas Rain News May 16, 2015 or “Water, water everywhere nor any end to it” North Texas – The rains continue with no end in sight. […]

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400+ Likes on Facebook

Thanks to everyone who Likes our Facebook Page and follows us on social media, including Twitter and Pinterest. 400+ Facebook Likes Posting latest news, blog updates, pictures and special events, thanks for following us at the social media of your preference. Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Acres USA Magazine Cover […]

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Water Testing is Crucial During Times of Drought

With Ongoing Drought Conditions in California, Texas, the Pacific Northwest, Greater Southwest and the Cornbelt, farmers and growers are increasingly having to rely on water brought in from outside sources, often of unknown and unverifiable condition. Here at the lab, there has been a steady increase in stories of incidents of crop failure and livestock […]

TPS Lab Supports Grape Growers

Offering Grape Specific Lab Testing of Soil, Leaf and Petioles

TPS Lab supports Grape Growers for Produce and Wineries by Offering Special Grape Specific Testing for Soil, Leaf and Petioles TPS Lab is a member of Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association and has been a long and avid supporter of vineyards in Texas, California and Mexico. TPS Lab has developed a grape specific soil […]

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Soil Testing Since 1938

Soil Testing at Texas Plant and Soil Lab is still processed by hand, still CO2 extracted, still double-checked and verified much as it has been since 1938. And while the nutritional guides have been updated yearly, and the process has been modernized as technology allows, the goal and the sentiment is still the same – […]

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TP&S Lab – 78 Years of Doing it Right.

Texas Plant and Soil Lab has been testing soil since 1938, using a superior form of extraction method that mimics the way plant’s roots take up nutrients from the soil. Along the way, prominent TP&S Lab owner K. Chandler set the stage for our plant nutrition monitoring program, “Ask the Plant”. And since the late […]

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Lab News from February 2015

Another PDF installment of Lab News from Texas Plant and Soil Lab! TPSL News Feb 2015 TPSL LAB NEWS FEBRUARY 2015 Latest From Our Blog Texas Soil Laboratory Founded 1938 New Acres USA Magazine Cover for February New Street Address Number for TP&S Lab Use Drones and Remote Control Aircraft Legally TPSL Presents Video Behind […]

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Western Farm, Ranch & Dairy Magazine

Managing Potato Soils in Western Farm, Ranch & Dairy Magazine TP&S Lab’s own Larry Zibilske, Ph.D., and Noel Garcia, C.C.A. penned the lead cover-story in the current edition of Western Farm, Ranch & Dairy Magazine. To order a physical copy you can contact them here: http://www.farmranchdairy.com/frd_order.htm where you can also view all of their periodicals […]

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Soil Testing at Texas Plant and Soil Lab

Soil Testing Sample Bags at Texas Plant and Soil Lab Texas Plant and Soil Lab has been testing soil for farmers and growers since 1938. And while technology advances and some tools become fancier and quicker, the process of testing soil remains largely the same. And while our nutritional standards are updated and refined each […]

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Texas Plant and Soil Lab tests Compost for Commercial and Residential Composters

Test Your Compost with Texas Plant and Soil Lab TP&S Lab is a U.S. Composting Council approved Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) laboratory for STA participating composters in the USA and Canada. TP&S Lab performs compost testing for TX DoT. TP&S Lab performs proprietary testing protocols developed over 60 years of experience. TP&S Lab provides […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Test Your Garden Soil With Texas Plant and Soil Lab Getting ready for Spring planting? It’s not too late to get a soil test. Make sure that your soil not only has enough nutrients for your plant, but that those nutrients are chemically available to your plant’s roots. Find out that and more when you […]