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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 Plant® plant sap analysis.

TPSL Office Manager Mirtha Valdez preparing plant samples for Ask The Plant® 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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Soil Testing Maryland

Testing This Week at TP&S Lab: Soil Samples from Maryland

Testing Soil from Maryland this Week at TP&S Lab

Testing Soil from Maryland this Week at TP&S Lab

TP&S Lab tests soil from all over the world and this week we are pleased to be serving clients in Maryland with soil samples for corn crops. TP&S Lab has been developing proprietary nutritional guidelines for corn crops for many decades now, and clients that grow corn under our Ask the Plant® program of soil fertility and plant nutrition monitoring consistently experience significantly greater yields and healthier crops.

Other popular crops in Maryland for which we can test and make recommendations include but are not limited to:

  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Soybeans
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Hay
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Wheat
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Tobacco
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Apples
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Barley
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Potatoes
  • Testing Soil and Plant Sap for Peaches

And many more.

From Sydney, Australia to Kodiak, Alaska, TP&S Lab has helped everyone from big agricultural growers and farmers to major league greens-keepers to gardening enthusiast and homeowners.

Call TP&S Lab at 956-383-0739 and speak with us today about your growing needs.

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Water Testing Oregon

Testing This Week: Water Samples from Oregon for Alfalfa

Testing Water Samples from Oregon for Alfalfa

Testing Water Samples from Oregon for Alfalfa

TP&S Lab tests water samples from all over the world and makes recommendations for crops related to your watering needs. This week we’re testing water samples sent in from Oregon, used for irrigation of Alfalfa crops.

TP&S Lab has proprietary nutritional guidelines for crops culled from over 75 years of empirical experience. Often our recommendations seem strange in the light of conventional thought but our outstanding results always win over skeptics and convert our customers into clients.

In Oregon we can dramatically increase your crop yields with our Ask the Plant program by monitoring soil fertility and plant nutrition through soil sample testing and plant sap testing.

Popular Oregon crops we can help you with include but are not limited to:

  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Hazelnut Orchards
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Hay Crops
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Wheat Crops
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Potato Crops
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Pear Orchards
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Cherry Orchards
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Peppermint Crops
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Apple Orchards
  • Soil Testing and Water Testing for Hops Crops

TP&S Lab can help you with these crops and many dozens more. We’ve been helping Farmers and Big Growers all over the world from Ireland to the Philippines. Call us today at 956-383-0739 and talk to us about your crops today.

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