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What: NEW! Pre-Plant Soil Analysis
  • Fast & Accurate with a quick 3-day turn-around time
  • Nitrate-N, Phosphorous, Potassium, pH, and Salinity
  • Supporting Best Management Practices
  • A proven analysis method specific to Western U.S. "irrigated soils"
  • Quality Assurance procedures applied to all analyses
  • Only $40 per sample
FGL now offers a new Pre-plant Soil Analysis specifically for vegetable and row crop growers. Fast and accurate. Supports Best Management Practices (BMP). Provides information necessary for pre-plant soil application specific to Western soils; N,P,K, pH and Salinity. Turn-around time is 3 business days. $40 per sample. For more information contact our Ag Department at (805) 392-2000.
FGL's New Internet Based Irrigation System (IBIS)
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) is pleased to announce the introduction of its new internet based irrigation management program. This is intended to provide an efficient and timely monitoring system to citrus and avocado growers in Ventura and Santa Barbara County. However, the program may be expanded to other crops in other parts of the state at a later date. IBIS is also designed to help growers meet water agency allotment requirements without compromising crop yield and quality.
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2015 Asian Citrus Psyllid Leaf Sample Collection and 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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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 for further information.
DataShare Version II
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. is pleased to announce DataShare II. This is an upgraded version to the one launched in 2012. These new features came about as a result of conversations, comments and suggestions made by participants in the program.