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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 analyzed, ALC...

As the summer production season is coming upon us, this is the perfect time to get your pre-plant soil analysis and plan for the use of ALC's Lysimeter Monitoring Program. Lysimeters allow you to quickly monitor salts and available fertility. Avoid early salt stress and...

Ag Laboratory & Consulting is now offering Aerial Imaging. The Aerial Imaging Technology improves land productivity while identifying pest and disease hot spots, managing fertility stress, irrigation stress, irrigation uniformity, and plant population analysis. Ag Laboratory & Consulting's Aerial Imaging Services include: GIS Aerial Imaging, 0.75...

The Hahn Estate Winery, located in California’s Santa Lucia Highlands, is utilizing a five-pound drone to collect data of their 1,100 acres of grapes and help the vineyard monitor the health, quality, and production of their operation. Following California’s fourth consecutive year of drought, Hahn...

With almond bloom among us, it is important to remember and practice the 4R's of the Nutrient Management Philosophy when applying Nitrogen to your crop; application in the right rate, at the right time, in the right place, using the right source. This is imperative in the...

"And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer." -Paul Harvey A great heartfelt reminder of our purpose as farmers, enjoy! Enjoy the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7yZdOl_e_c ...