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APAL’s Christmas/New Year receival deadlines and opening hours

December 9, 2020

The APAL team would like to notify its clients of deadlines for receival of soil and plant samples for pre-Christmas reporting as well as its opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Deadline for receival of soil samples for pre-Christmas reporting: Wednesday 16 December Deadline for receival of plant samples for pre-Christmas reporting: […]


New lab instruments mean more options for producers

November 23, 2020

APAL now has even more options for producers to accurately tissue test with the recent commissioning of two new lab instruments. This means APAL now offers the most comprehensive range of routine commercial plant tissue reporting options. Our lab instrument arsenal now boasts a PerkinElmer NexION 2000 inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer, or ICP-MS for […]


New arrangement boosts WA access to PREDICTA B

November 11, 2020

Western Australian growers will have access to streamlined soil nutrient and soil pathogen testing services thanks to a new distribution arrangement between Australian Precision Ag Laboratory (APAL) and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)*. From the 2020-21 summer, APAL will be acting as the logistics coordinator for PREDICTA® B samples coming from Western Australia, […]


APAL webinar now on YouTube

November 10, 2020

Missed last week’s APAL webinar? Or did you attend but want a refresher? APAL’s November 2020 webinar is now on YouTube. Catch up on Sam Bald’s overview of the Farm2Lab app as well as insights from Dr Sean Mason on phosphorus buffering index and nitrogen. For more information contact Sam Bald at sam@apal.com.au or Dr Sean Mason at sean@agronomysolutions.com.au


Have you done your pasture tissue testing?

October 19, 2020

With spring very much upon us, now is an opportune time to be out taking pasture tissue samples and soil testing to help inform your pasture nutrition strategy. APAL can determine the current nutrient status of your pasture by testing plant tissue (usually leaves or petioles). Our plant analysis provides a clear indication of plant […]