Texas Plant and Soil Lab Field Drone

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 […]

Texas Plant And Soil Lab Office Manager Mirtha Valdez Operating Camera For Acres USA Interviews

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 Plant and Soil Lab continues to help farmers […]

TPSL Commodity Classic 2016

Commodity Classic New Orleans March 3rd – 5th

It’s our first time attending Commodity Classic convention and trade show and we expect to make new friends and see familiar faces. Commodity Classic has a video on their website for first-time attenders like us – you may find it helpful! Held in New Orleans this year, Commodity Classic runs March 3rd through March 5th. […]

Texas Plant and Soil Lab Soil Samples Processing

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 […]

TPSL Idaho Potato Conference and Ag Expo

Idaho Potato Conference & Ag Expo Jan 19-21

We’ll be attending the Idaho Potato Conference and Ag Expo Tuesday through Thursday this week! If you’re attending the Idaho Potato Conference and Ag Expo, our Technical Director, Noel Garcia, CCA will be circulating in the crowd, so keep an eye out for him and introduce yourself! Texas Plant And Soil Lab Vice President Of […]

Acres USA The Voice of Eco-Agriculture

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 Plant and Soil Lab continues to help farmers and growers all around the […]

TPSL Blaine Staples Interview 2015 Acres USA

TPS Lab presents an interview with Blaine Staples

TPS Lab presents an interview with Blaine Staples at 2015 Acres USA Conference hosted by Stu Ellis. While TPS Lab was attending 2015 Acres USA Conference we took time to speak with some of the folks that stopped by our booth. This is the full-length interview video. Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel to keep […]

Parked for Supper in Zanesville Ohio

On the way to Acres – checking in from the Road!

It’s smooth sailing so far as we check in from the road on our way to the 20115 Acres USA Conference in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Here we are exiting in Zanesville, Ohio and catching some dinner! We’re up to 60 attendees for our workshop: 2015 Eco-Ag U ─ Advanced Soil & Crop Health — Maximizing Crop […]

Acres USA 2015 Conference

On The Road Again – Acres or Bust!

We assume that this car is not called an “Excursion” for nothing. And we are excursioning into unknown lands – to a faraway place called, “ Pittsburgh ” – with unknown and possibly problematic resources and roads, likely requiring four-wheel drive to negotiate. So in addition to conference booth materials, we’re taking case of Diesel […]

Drought

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 […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 8 Idaho Sugar Beets

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #8 Idaho Sugar Beets

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number eight in the series, featuring Sugar Beets in Idaho, where after years of decline and disease this farm was able to generate a fifty-percent increase in harvest yields with a significant increase in sugar […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 6 Idaho Sugar Beets

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #6 Idaho Sugar Beets

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number six in the series, featuring Sugar Beets in Idaho, with considerably higher yields and sugar but no insects or disease. These sugar beets have enormous, beautiful roots – have you ever seen anything like […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 5 Idaho Potatoes

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #5 Idaho Potatoes

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number five in the series, featuring Potatoes in Idaho, where we’re helping grow better looking potatoes for the grocery store and helping get higher yields per acre. Join us as we feature a new video […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 4 Utah Corn

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #4 Utah Corn

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number four in the series, featuring Corn in Utah, increasing harvest yields from 170 bushels per acre to 275 bushels per acre in fields of varying geography. Join us as we feature a new video […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 3 Utah Timothy

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #3 Utah Timothy

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number three in the series, featuring Timothy in Utah, growing in very salty poor soil being irrigated with salty water. Join us as we feature a new video each day for the rest of the […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 2 Idaho Potatoes

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #2 Idaho Potatoes

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number two in the series, featuring Potatoes in Idaho, moving beyond 500 sacks with better quality and no bugs. Join us as we feature a new video each day for the rest of the week, […]

TPSL Pacific Northwest Field Interviews 1 Utah Alfalfa

Introducing The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews – #1 Utah Alfalfa

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2015 Pacific Northwest Field Interviews hosted by Stu Ellis. Today’s feature video is number one in the series, featuring Alfalfa in Utah, and a hailed-out crop resurrected just three weeks later by Texas Plant and Soil Lab. Join us as we feature a new video each day for […]

Ag Mag Agricultural Lifestyle of South Texas

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 The Voice of Eco-Agriculture

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 […]

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 […]

Justin and Rachel DeWaard of 12 Stones Organic Farm

TP&S Lab Conference Giveaway Winner

Texas Plant and Soil Lab is pleased to announce that Justin DeWaard of 12 Stones Organic Farm has been chosen at random as the winner of the Texas Plant and Soil Lab Conference Giveaway. Justin DeWaard will receive an All-Access pass to the 2015 Acres U.S.A. Conference (a $550.00 value), which includes participation in our […]

Restore the Land Homepage

Restore the Land Conference November 6-7, 2015

In one month Texas Plant and Soil Lab will be attending the Restore the Land Conference in Bastrop, Texas, this November 6th and 7th. If you plan on attending this two-day event and have not yet secured your lodging, we highly recommend you make reservations now. More information can be found here on the Restore […]

Acres USA The Voice of Eco-Agriculture

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 […]

TWGGA Grape Camp 2012 TPSL Ask the Plant

We’ll See You at Grape Camp 2015

Grape Camp is right around the corner. November 1st and 2nd will be the 2015 Annual Grape Camp at Lady Bird Johnson Park Pavilion, in Fredericksburg Texas. Texas Plant and Soil Lab sponsors Grape Camp annually and will once again this year be sponsoring the Beverage Table and Break Session. TWGGA Grape Camp 2012 Entrance […]

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Texas Plant and Soil Lab Conference Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win! We’re trying to make going to an Acres U.S.A. Conference even better! With this Conference Giveaway you could win one All-Access pass to this year’s Acres U.S.A. Conference. This all-access pass is a 550 dollar value and includes participation in Texas Plant and Soil Lab’s December 8th all-day workshop. […]

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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 […]

Compost Testing at Texas Plant and Soil Lab

Carbonicum Media Analysis for Compost and Rooting Media

TPS Lab was one of the earliest pioneers (as Texas Soil Laboratory, Inc.) in compost quality testing, starting in the 1950s. Since those days, the lab has continued to develop, innovate and expand real-world quality testing to include virtually all forms and combinations of rooting media – organic and inorganic. TPS Lab’s Technical Director, Noel […]

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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 […]

TPSL Texas Plant And Soil Lab

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 Plant and Soil Lab continues […]