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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 […]

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Offering Grape Specific Lab Testing of Soil, Leaf and Petioles

Texas Plant and Soil Lab supports Grape Growers for Produce and Wineries by Offering Special Grape Specific Testing for Soil, Leaf and Petioles Texas Plant and Soil 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. TPSL has […]

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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 – 77 Years of Doing it Right.

TPSL 77 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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