Texas Plant & Soil Labs Proprietary Plant Nutritional Standards

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The secret to TP&S Lab’s success is our proprietary plant nutritional standards, which have been continuously updated since standards were initially published in the early 1950s – standards under which, most labs (whether private or institutional) still operate. Our ever-dynamic standards accommodate generally-declining soil conditions and new crop varieties – among other things. After all there is a whole lot more to plant nutrition than just N-P-K…

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Soil Test Samples Drying Before Testing

We’re running a skeleton crew today to keep all lab testing processing on time even during the New Year’s Holiday week. We will be closed Thursday, January 1st so that our families and yours can spend time celebrating the New Year. Business-day turn-around times on all testing should remain consistent.

Soil Sample Bags Drying Before Processing for Soil Testing.

Soil Sample Bags Drying Before Processing for Soil Testing.

Here’s a great picture from the lab of Soil Samples drying in natural ambient air, before sending to our proprietary drying chamber, after which they are hand-ground for processing and soil testing.

While we have modernized our machinery and our infrastructure over the years to increase productivity and efficiencies, many of our processes, such as ambient-air drying and grinding samples by hand, remain consistent from the days of our founding in 1938 to this modern-day era of computers and machine-automation. The reason for this is that many of these traditional ways of doing things are collectively responsible for the remarkably accurate reports and recommendations that no other agricultural lab can aspire to and yield results that no other program of testing and fertilizing can duplicate. Compare it to the fine quality and aesthetics of hand-made furniture as opposed to the cheap, inferior product of assembly-line constructed furniture.

Call TP&S Lab today to discuss your farming situation and how we can turn things around for you: grow you bigger crops at higher quality with less cost. Call us at 956-383-0739.

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Happy Monday from TPSL on New Year’s Week

Happy Monday from TP&S Lab! We’ve got a skeleton crew running this week, so we can keep all of your soil testing, your plant testing – all lab testing – running on schedule. We’ll be closed Thursday, January 1st for New Year’s Day and back in the lab with a skeleton crew on Friday, January 2nd.

Soil Samples process before testing and TP&S Lab

Soil Samples process before testing and TP&S Lab

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TP&S Lab News for December

Please download the PDF for our latest lab news!

TP&S LAB NEWS DECEMBER 2014

New ICP Machine at Texas Plant and Soil Lab!

New ICP Machine at Texas Plant and Soil Lab!

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