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Workshop Sneak Peek

Here’s a preview and overview of our Acres USA one-day workshop December 9th in Pittsburgh. This is definitely an advanced workshop especially for field consultants and very knowledgeable growers. We’ll keep updating you as details about the workshop and the conference develop. Download the PDF file here: 2015 Workshop Outline 2015 Workshop Outline Advanced Soil […]

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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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Going to 2015 Acres U.S.A. Conference?

Rent your hotel rooms now. The one thing we’ve learned for certain time and again at Acres USA Conference is that the hotel rooms sell out first! Texas Plant and Soil Lab will be hosting a one-day pre-conference workshop and we’ll be posting details as they come. But if you already know you’re coming to […]

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Acres U.S.A. Pre-conference Workshop 2015

Texas Plant & Soil Lab – featuring Dr. Larry Zibilske and Noel Garcia, CCA – has been invited to give another Acres U.S.A. pre-conference workshop this year in Pittsburg. This year it will be a one-day-only, extremely concentrated session, again designed for well-experienced field consultants and growers. The workshop will focus upon not only post-session […]

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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 TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri TP&S Lab Testing Packages and Fees for 2014 Soil Testing Utah Soil Testing New Mexico Compost Testing California Compost Testing Oklahoma Plant […]

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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 TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri […]

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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 TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri TP&S Lab Testing Packages and Fees for 2014 Soil Testing Utah Soil Testing New Mexico Compost Testing California Compost Testing […]

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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 […]

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TOMATO BLOSSOM END-ROT & BORON

Tomato Blossom End Rot (BER) seems to be a subject of ongoing discussion – most recently in articles published by Underwood Gardens: ( http://www.underwoodgardens.com/slide-gardening-tips-and-tricks/blossom-end-rot-what-to-do/ ) and Mother Earth News: ( http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/blossom-end-rot-prevention-and-treatment-zbcz1502.aspx ), but we have seen many other articles in different publications about the same topic, over the years. While it is true enough that […]

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Texas Plant and Soil Lab continues to help farmers and growers all around the world!

Texas Plant and Soil Lab welcomes new customers and test samples from all around the world. This last month we have had samples and tests from the following places for the following crops: • From Mexico, we received plant samples for broccoli, garlic, mustard, onion and turnip. • From Mexico, the lab received fertilizer samples […]

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Texas Plant & Soil Labs Proprietary Plant Nutritional Standards

TP&S Lab The secret to TP&S Lab’s success is our proprietary plant nutritional standards, which have been continuously updated since standards were initially published in the early 1950s – standards under which, most labs (whether private or institutional) still operate. Our ever-dynamic standards accommodate generally-declining soil conditions and new crop varieties – among other things. […]

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Soil Test Samples Drying Before Testing

We’re running a skeleton crew today to keep all lab testing processing on time even during the New Year’s Holiday week. We will be closed Thursday, January 1st so that our families and yours can spend time celebrating the New Year. Business-day turn-around times on all testing should remain consistent. Soil Sample Bags Drying Before […]

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Happy Monday from TPSL on New Year’s Week

Happy Monday from TP&S Lab! We’ve got a skeleton crew running this week, so we can keep all of your soil testing, your plant testing – all lab testing – running on schedule. We’ll be closed Thursday, January 1st for New Year’s Day and back in the lab with a skeleton crew on Friday, January […]

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TP&S Lab News for December

Please download the PDF for our latest lab news! TP&S LAB NEWS DECEMBER 2014 New ICP Machine at Texas Plant and Soil Lab! Latest From Our Blog TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri TP&S Lab Testing Packages and Fees for 2014 Soil Testing Utah Soil Testing New Mexico Compost Testing California […]

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2014 Acres USA Conference Slideshow

Here is a slider of some of the pictures that we took during the 2014 Acres USA Conference. Latest From Our Blog Water Testing Mexico TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri TP&S Lab Testing Packages and Fees for 2014 Soil Testing Utah Soil Testing New Mexico Compost Testing California Compost Testing […]

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Pictures from the Acres Workshop

We’ve got pictures from our Advanced Soil Fertility & Crop Nutrition Workshop in progress at 2014 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag U! For more pictures come visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/texasplantandsoillab Noel Garcia, CCA & Larry Zibilske, Ph.D. are ready and and raring to go for our 2-day, 2014, Eco-Ag U Advanced Soil Fertility & Crop Nutrition […]

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TP&S Lab Stories from October Newsletter

Curing diseased fields, restoring hailed-out crops, growing record-breaking yields, saving family farms: TP&S Lab is changing the path of global agriculture one test at a time. Read real stories in our October Newsletter, Pages 5-10: http://www.texasplantandsoillab.com/lab-testing/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/TPSL-LAB-NEWS-2014-10.pdf We’ll Make You More Money and You Can Leave the Science to Us. TP&S Lab – 956-383-0739 Latest From […]

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TP&S Lab News October 2014

Greetings! There is a lot happening at TP&S Lab and we’re excited to tell you all about events in October. Please download our PDF for New from the Lab! TPSL LAB NEWS OCT 2014 (This is a 22MB PDF and may take a moment to load. Thanks for your patience.) This month’s News PDF includes […]

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Some Much Needed Rain

While drought conditions continue across much of Texas and the Southwest, we got some much needed rain at the lab this month. Just a few pictures of flash flooding around the Lab in Edinburg. Rain at the Lab in the front lot – September 12th 2014 Rain at the Lab looking to the East – […]

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Water, Plant and Soil Lab

TP&S Lab: We work hard so you don’t have tube. 956-383-0739 Latest From Our Blog TP&S Lab at ACRES USA Conference 2013 Soil Testing Missouri TP&S Lab Testing Packages and Fees for 2014 Soil Testing Utah Soil Testing New Mexico Compost Testing California Compost Testing Oklahoma Plant Testing New Mexico 75th Anniversary Edition Soil Testing […]