With farmers finishing up their harvest, soil sampling for soil testing takes over. Many farmers need this information to make decisions with respect to fertilizer application. With such a short window and colder temperatures on the horizon, you need to be concerned about turnaround time. With the onslaught of samples arriving in the next couple of weeks. Make sure you get your samples in soon. Typical turnaround times can be 3-4 days. With heavier volumes, an extra day may be added. This figure is very good for our industry and we continue to take steps to insure high quality and quick turnaround time.
Get your supplies now.
Here are some helpful reminders.
Order soil bags – Sign-on with your account or call a Midwest Labs representative or go to the Midwest Laboratories eStore if you are new client.
Order your “authorized return service labels” – UPS or new program, Spee-Dee Delivery. Under these programs, you can ship up to 50lbs for a set price between $7.00-$8.00 depending on which program you use. Call-in to use this program. Coming to the eStore soon!
Check out the soil sample testing packages and make sure to indicate which package you want for your soil testing needs.
Midwest Laboratories is open today…. Limited mail, no UPS ground delivery. We value turnaround time for our clients and have a dedicated staff working on your analysi. Please call us today if you have any questions regarding your samples. Our staff is on hand… Thanks for your business and enjoy this Thanksgiving Weekend! – Brent, Midwest Laboratories!
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Value in waste products! More and more companies are looking at ways to use waste from their production processes to manufacture other types of products or supplies for other companies. The USA Today has a good article on this subject today. Sustainabilty Programs are here and companies are embracing them.
The Omaha Economy has taken a hit, but it is amazing, especially on the retail front that retail store fronts are still packed with shops and cars. New growth has been curtailed, but new areas like Destination Midtown and Aksarben Village continue to enhance Omaha’s economy. The feature story, in today’s local paper looks at a study recently completed by Forbes. It highlights Omaha’s low unemployment rate, stable housing and diverse work force as keys to its succes. Its a good article and good publicity for Omaha.
Soils, Soils, Soils – Growers are wanting their soils tested in the month of November.
21,127 soils received in one day. Yesterday, the soils kept coming and coming off of the trucks. Over 850 boxes. This is only soils. With the late harvest and samplers trying to get into fields while its dry, clients are scrambling during the month of November to get their soil tested to determine the current state of their ground.
At Midwest Laboratories research and development continues all the time to help facilitate the process of analyzing soils and producing results in a timely manner. The turnaround time for a volume this large is three to four days. 80% of the samples received yesterday will be reported out on Thursday, November 19, 2009 with the remaining soils being reported out on Friday, November 20, 2009.