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TPS Lab presents 2016 Field Reports – Part 1 Improving Mustard Production

Texas Plant and Soil Lab presents The 2016 Field Reports hosted by Stu Ellis. This video features Jared Cook and Noel Garcia, CCA, in South Idaho Mustard Crops. On the Yield: “high-end yield, is about 2,500 pounds per acre… …this crop, they’re indicating anywhere between 5 and 6 thousand pounds per acre…” On the ROI: […]

SILICON - The "Miracle" Trace Element? by Larry Zibilske PhD

SILICON – The “Miracle” Trace Element? by Larry Zibilske PhD

TPS Lab’s Vice-President of Research, Larry Zibilske, PhD, has written a paper, “SILICON – The “Miracle” Trace Element?” You may download the paper in our PDF form. SILICON The “Miracle” Trace Element? Larry Zibilske, Ph.D. Mineral soils are derived from rocks that contain about 30% Silicon (Si).  Silicon is the second most abundant element in the […]

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 […]

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 […]