Improving Yield with Agronomic Science & Technology

Meridian Analytical Labs provides timely, accurate testing and cost-effective services through our affiliate and strategic partner labs, allowing you to make sound agronomic decisions.  From feeds, to ag chemicals, to organic and commercial fertilizer analysis, Meridian has your production operation covered.  Our Mound Valley location is convenient for sample drop-offs.  Results are promptly reported to you via email, facsimile or US Postal Service, whichever is most convenient for you.

Ag Testing Services Include:

Feed Analysis including NIRS, Grain and Forage, Dairy, Minerals, etc.

Liquid Supplement & Molasses including Brix, Fat & Acid, Propionic Acid, etc.

Fats & Oils – MIU-FFA, Cholesterol, Fatty Acid Composition and more

Vitamins A, C, D & E

Mycotoxin/Mold Analysis – Aflatoxin, Vomitoxin, F-2 Toxin, Fumonisin, Mold & Yeast Count, and Mold Identification

Bacteriological Analysis – Std Plate Count, Total Coliforms, E. Coli, Listeria and Salmonella

Biological Samples including Blood, Serum, Tissue and Liver Biopsies

Pesticides by Gas Chromatography including chlorinated, organo-phosphates and all other common pesticides (including Lasso, Atrazine, Butachlor, Bravo, Dual, Sencor, Prowl, Ramrod, Treflan)

Pesticides by ELISA including 2,4-D, Atrazine, Paraquat

Organic Acids such as Acetic, Butyric, Lactic, Propionic and Valeric Acids, plus Ethanol and Ethylene Glycol

Fertilizer Analysis for Total Nitrogen, Ammonia, Nitrate, Urea, Phosphorus, Potassium and Sulfur

Manure Analysis including Dry Matter, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Ash, pH, Minerals, etc.

Precision Agriculture & Variable Rate Technology (VRT)

Up to 60% of crop yield depends on soil fertility.  Precision agriculture allows the grower to precisely manage the application of fertilizer components.  Your variable nutrient addition strategy relies on quality soil testing.

Meridian Labs can assist you with this key step.  The following standard soil testing packages are available to screen your soil for fertility and amendment requirements:

Soil Testing Services Include:

S-1  NPK  includes pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Soluble Salts, Potassium, Nitrate-Nitrogen, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium & Sodium

S-1A  NPK Organic Matter, CEC & S  – pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Sulfur, Soluble Salts, Potassium, Organic Matter, Calcium, Nitrate-N, Magnesium, Phosphorus & Sodium

S-4  Routine  pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Sulfur, Soluble Salts, Potassium, Zinc, Organic Matter, Calcium, Iron, Nitrate-N, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sodium & Copper

S-4 Cl  Routine plus Chloride

S-5  Complete  pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Sulfur, Soluble Salts, Potassium, Zinc, Organic Matter, Calcium, Iron, Nitrate-N, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sodium, Copper & Boron

S-5 Cl  Complete Plus Chloride

S-7  Alfalfa/Clover Package  pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Sulfur, Soluble Salts, Potassium, Boron, Organic Matter, Calcium, Nitrate-N, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Sodium

S-8  Corn Package  pH, Buffer pH, Sum of Cations (CEC), Sulfur, Soluble Salts, Potassium, Zinc, Organic Matter, Calcium, Nitrate-N, Magnesium, Phosphorus & Sodium

S-9  Subsoil Nitrate

S-9A  Subsoil Nitrate plus Sulfur

S-10  Salinity (Saturated Paste Extract)   SAR Saturation % Sulfur Electrical Conductivity Calcium Bicarbonate Chloride Magnesium pH Sodium

S-11  Saturated Paste plus EC  SAR Saturation % Electrical Conductivity Calcium Magnesium Sodium

 

Grid Sample Pricing available upon request. Ask for Duane at 620-328-3222.

How may we help you?

Contact us at one of our offices or submit a business inquiry online.