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A key factor in getting fast and accurate results is proper sample submission. Samples that are collected properly, labeled clearly, and submitted with all of the needed information can be processed most efficiently. Missing information is one of the key reasons sample results get delayed. Samples that are submitted without paperwork, contact information, or payment…(Read More)

It is the time of year that the corn crop is beginning to sprint. It is hard to find corn in the Northeast that was not planted under suitable conditions. With few exceptions, the majority of the corn planted has received ample amounts of precipitation and growing degree days this year. Physiologically, corn is close…(Read More)

By the time planting season comes to a close, it can be pretty tempting to put your planter away and not think of it again until we start to crest the hill of next spring. However, there are a number of steps you can take before storing your planter that will sow the seeds for…(Read More)

Couriers To Count On

The transportation and courier system covers about 14 states and is comprised of 25-30 couriers who drive more than 160,000 miles per month. This is the method by which the majority of Dairy One DHIA samples and bulk tank producer payment samples end up at the Dairy One Milk Laboratory every day. Rain…(Read More)

Being a company focused on providing data and information, it shouldn’t be surprising that we have a number of laboratories here at Dairy One. That’s not to say that it doesn’t create some occasional confusion. There’s the Dairy One Milk Laboratory and the Agro-One Agronomy Laboratory. Then we have the…(Read More)

Service with a Smile

Nestled in the back corner of the building there is a little office where any samples from hay and corn silage to eels and banana trees are entered into the Dairy One Laboratory System to begin their nutrient analysis journey. This is home to our Forage Lab Customer Support group, who would likely refer to…(Read More)

Fall is here! Are you considering taking another cut of hay? Here are 4 Things to Think About Before Taking a 4th or 5th Cut of Hay: 1. Stand Health – Crop Rotation Plan – A late fall cutting of hay, especially alfalfa, can have a detrimental effect on the winter survival and spring regrowth…(Read More)