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TP&S Lab Hosts Soil Fertilitiy and Testing Session at “Soils Alive” Class in Coppell Texas

Coppell Paper Soils Alive Class Announcement

Coppell Paper Soils Alive Class Announcement

Soils Alive Class in Coppell Texas

TP&S Lab mascot Frank A. Schultz, III, will be giving a fast-paced, action-packed and practical session that provides overviews of soil fertility and testing, plant nutrition and disease and insect issues, soil biology, compost, water quality and water conservation. The focus will be on food gardens. You’ll get practical tips and find out things you may never have considered. Runs to 12:30 pm. Packets of useful reference papers will be provided and hopefully, some interesting product samples (not ours – we don’t do products) for the drawing.

This is a free event with no pre-registration necessary.

WHEN: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at 11:00:AM CST
WHERE: Coppell, Texas.
LOCATION: Biodiversity Education Center – 367 Freeport Parkway at Wagon Wheel Park.
ORGANIZATION: Keep Coppell Beautiful Environmental Education.
MORE INFORMATION: http://coppelltx.gov/parks-rec/66-departments/parks-and-recreation/1691-keep-coppell-beautiful-upcoming-events.html

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Lab Manager Richard D. Ramirez and Vice President of Research Dr. Larry Zibilske

Lab Manager Richard D. Ramirez and Vice President of Research Dr. Larry Zibilske working out new analytical procedures.

Lab Manager Richard D. Ramirez (Left) and Vice President of Research Dr. Larry Zibilske (Right) working out new analytical procedures at TP&S Lab.

Happy Monday Everyone! Wishing everyone a safe a productive work week.

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Mirtha Valdez Named Office Manager

Mirtha Valdez has been appointed Office Manager! As such, she is responsible for the day-to-day business operations. But when the samples come in and we’re short-handed, she pitches right in!

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez

 TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez Weighing Soil Samples

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez Weighing Soil Samples

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez with chemist Frank Rivera in the background.

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez with chemist Frank Rivera in the background.

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez preparing plant samples for Ask The PlantĀ® plant sap analysis.

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez preparing plant samples for Ask The PlantĀ® plant sap analysis.

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Chemist Frank Rivera named Assistant Manager of Laboratory Services

Please join us in congratulating Chemist Frank Rivera, who has been named Assistant Manager of Laboratory Services.

TP&S Lab's Assistant Manager of Laboratory Services Frank Rivera

TP&S Lab’s Assistant Manager of Laboratory Services Frank Rivera

In addition to being a production chemist, Frank has shown great initiative in streamlining procedures, identifying production bottlenecks and assisting Vice President of Research, Dr. Larry Zibilske and Manager of Laboratory Services, Richard David Ramirez, in developing new laboratory methods.

Congratulations to Frank Rivera from all of us at TP&S Lab.

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