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- FGL provides analytical services to agriculture, waste water dischargers, drinking water purveyors, hazardous waste generators, industrial engineering consulting, and governmental agencies. We are fully accredited by the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) for drinking water, waste water, hazardous waste, ground water, storm water, sludges, and soils. Click here to read more about FGL......

To Growers Who Have Not Provided Ground Water Monitoring Results to the Regional Water Quality Control Board

The Central Coast Water Board is currently preparing notices of violation (NOV's) to those growers who have not submitted groundwater monitoring results. Farms enrolled in the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, who have not sampled their primary irrigation well and all domestic wells on the (Global ID) property, should do so immediately in order to avoid substantial penalties. Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) can assist you with this program. Please call Kristie Marlow at the Ag Waiver desk (805) 392 2013 or email kristiem@fglinc.com for further information.
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In observance of Independence Day, FGL will be closed Friday, July 3rd.
May 22, 2015
FGL is pleased to announce expansion of our Santa Paula laboratory!
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) has once again expanded its Santa Paula laboratory to better meet growing customer demand in both the agricultural and environmental sectors. The 4100 sq. ft. expansion further increases efficiencies throughout all departments and features new sample preparation areas, extra work space for new analytical capabilities and staff. Many thanks to our loyal customers. Without you, this could not have happened.
March 20, 2015
DataShare Workshop, April 2, 2015
Fruit Growers Laboratory (FGL) will conduct a short workshop at Beckstoffer Vineyards to introduce some upgrades that we have made to the DataShare program. These upgrades came about as a result of discussions, suggestions and recommendations offered by participants who utilize the program.
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September 16, 2014
Asian Citrus Psyllid - Sample Handling
Fruit Growers Laboratory has reviewed operations and developed new protocols for handling and processing of citrus leaf samples to provide safeguards that minimize the potential movement of the Asian Citrus Psyllid.
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August 1, 2014
New State ChromiumVI, Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), Rule
On June 20, 2014, the State of California notified all public water systems of the new rule relating to CrVI In drinking water. The new MCL for CrVI is now 0.01mg/l or 10 parts per billion.
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June 25, 2014
FGL is Awarded ISO Accreditation
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc has received its International Standards Organization accreditation ISO /IEC 17025:2005 for Biological Testing for the Santa Paula and Stockton laboratories. This accreditation relates primarily to food safety and is an additional service to our clients.
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September 5, 2013
Computerized Compliance Support Program (CCSP)
The Computerized Compliance Support Program (CCSP) was developed by FGL's in-house computer programming staff. The current generation of this extensive program addresses the recent compliance issues which were conveyed to us by many of our waste waster and drinking water clients.
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July 22, 2013
Update on Groundwater Monitoring for Compliance with Central Coast Ag Waiver
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board recently announced which cooperative groups were approved and those that were not.
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July 15, 2013
Irrigation Water and Soil Solution Monitoring
Irrigation water has a profound effect on soil physical and chemical characteristics. In this regard, soil and water analyses provide information that is critical for best management decisions.
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June 6, 2013
Fruit Growers Laboratory embraces the UC Davis Early Sampling Protocol (UCD-ESP)
In cooperation with UC Davis, Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) has incorporated early season predictive models for nitrogen into our leaf tissue analysis reports.
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March 26, 2013
Central Coast - Ag Waiver, Well Sampling Compliance Order - Second Sampling Event
The second event for well sampling must take place between March 1 and June 30, 2013, in order for growers to maintain compliance with this Order.
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November 1, 2012
FGL Launches DataShare Program
FGL's DataShare program is an anonymous searchable database of petiole and leaf tissue nutrient test results from qualified participating vineyards throughout the grape growing regions of California.
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