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‘NEW’ Laboratory Open Days

September 10, 2015

New to 2015, we will be launching our Laboratory Open Days. Our business strives to improve our clients’ knowledge around soils, nutrition and testing. As part of this, we believe it is important for you to understand how our analysis process works and help you to choose the right analysis for your soil type and […]


ISSPA 2015, 14th International Symposium for Soil and Plant Analysis

September 10, 2015

Ryan and Tim took some time out in January for the 2015 International Symposium for Soil and Plant Analysis in Hawaii. It wasn’t all beaches and surfing, though, as we spent a week in Kona keeping up to date with what is going on internationally in the world of soil and plant analysis. A timely […]


Events

September 10, 2015

Events Apal has attended this year: Dairy SA Conference, Hahndorf (March) Dairy SA Innovation Day, Mount Gambier (30th April) www.dairysa.com.au AusVeg, National Horticulture Convention, Queensland (25th-27th June) www.ausveg.com.au WineTech 2015, Adelaide Showgrounds (14th–16th July) www.winetechaustralia.com.au SA Wine Grape Growers Summit 2015, Adelaide Oval (17th July) wgcsa.com.au/information/annual-sa-winegrape-growers-summit/ Upcoming Events Be sure to drop in and catch […]


Tissue Sampling

September 10, 2015

Tissue sampling season is upon us for winter broad acre crops. Plant tissue testing, used correctly, is a highly cost effective and strategic monitoring tool for maintaining plant health and optimising crop and pasture production. Soil testing complemented with tissue sampling over multiple years allows us to refine and efficiently apply nutrients for maximum production. […]


An update on DGT phosphorus testing

September 10, 2015

Sean Mason, Adelaide University Apal continues to support DGT method for phosphorus testing. We are just about to embark on the fourth official soil testing season since the DGT test has been available. The following provides an update on where the DGT soil test is at since its commercial release, and also some observations from […]