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Post-Harvest: Irrigation & Fertility

Post-Harvest: Irrigation & Fertility The Vineyard Team just released an article describing “The Importance of Post-Harvest Irrigation and Fertilization” written by Craig MacMillan.  It starts off by calling out the best time of the season to apply Nitrogen and Potassium, taking place just after harvest but prior […]

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Irrigation Distribution Uniformity: Helping Growers Conserve Water

Irrigation Distribution Uniformity: Helping Growers Conserve Water

Irrigation Distribution Uniformity Evaluation: Helping Growers Conserve Water Distribution Uniformity (DU) is a number (usually expressed as a percentage) to describe how evenly irrigation water is applied to a field.  The evaluation includes pressure readings of the pumping and filter stations and in-field flow and pressure measurements.  […]

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CAPCA 2017

    Attending CAPCA 2017 this weekend in Reno? Come visit ALC’s booth and learn about the newest technologies in automation for the Ag Industry! Ag Industry’s Newest Technology Data Driven Ag Software   Multi-farm Management Laboratory Data Irrigation Monitoring Irrigation Scheduling Task Management Labor Optimization Tool Actionable Aerial […]

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Wine Enology Analysis

Wine Enology Analysis

Ag Laboratory & Consulting Wine Enology Ag Laboratory & Consulting is excited to announce the expansion of our enology and wine grape juice analysis services. As a full-service laboratory and agronomic consulting firm, we partner with our clients to deliver solutions that help solve their most complicated […]

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Summer & Fall Special Pricing

Ag Laboratory & Consulting is offering a Summer & Fall Pre-Plant & Post Harvest Laboratory Analysis Special !   Information necessary for Pre-Plant & Post Harvest application 72 hour turn-around time ALP approved analytical methods for Western U.S. Soils Rigorous Quality Control procedures applied to all analysis […]

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Field Demo Day

  Field Demo Day Date: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 @ 11AM Location: Luis Padilla Ranch, Oxnard, CA 101 Freeway and Central Avenue (South of 101 Freeway)   Ag Laboratory & Consulting and Aqua Management Inc. would like to invite you to our field demo day. ALC and […]

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ALC Partners with FarmSolutions

              Ag Laboratory and Consulting is proud to announce its partnership with FarmSolutions to bring growers the most advanced call to action farm management software technology in the industry. FarmSolutions is a new and revolutionary call to action farm management software that seamlessly integrates […]

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“Water & Power: A California Heist” – A Documentary on California Water

Emmy-winning filmmaker Marina Zenovich has produced the documentary “Water & Power: A California Heist” to air on the National Geographic channel. She also did this 12-minute companion piece that follows Madera landowner and farmer Denis Prosperi as he discusses the battle surrounding the Madera Ranch water bank. […]

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Soil pH & Nutrient Use Efficiency

Does favorable soil pH really increase nutrient use efficiency? This article digs right into the effects soil pH has on plant nutrient availability. A quick read that is a great start for long-term soil productivity. Click HERE to read it. If you have soil that needs to be […]

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State of the California Grape Industry: Drying Up (WSJ 2/22/17)

State of the California Grape Industry: Drying Up (WSJ 2/22/17)

California’s Central Valley is home to the raisin capital of the world, but now farmers are ripping up tens of thousands of acres of vines, as the American market for the dried fruit has itself dried up. Check out this video! Video: Jake Nicol/The Wall Street Journal

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