AGQ Labs attended the 51st Annual World Ag Expo on last February 13-15 at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California
The 2018 World Ag Expo came to a close on February 15, 2018, with large crowds, cutting-edge exhibits and gorgeous weather all three days of the show. Celebrating its 51st show, the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition was held at the International Agri-Center and featured 1,480 exhibitors on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. The three day show hosted 106,700 attendees representing 49 states and 63 countries.
“World Ag Expo continues to be a high-quality marketplace for decision makers to network, research and buy new products and services. We’re proud to work with great exhibitors who attract serious attendees. It’s our best show in the last five years!” said Jerry Sinift, CEO of the International Agri-Center. “World Ag Expo is a celebration of all things ag, and we are honored to play a small role in supporting the industry that never stops working to feed and clothe the world.”
Attendees came from all over the world to learn about the newest ag equipment, services and technology. More than 50 educational seminars were held over three days and covered a variety of topics ranging from irrigation to livestock to agribusiness.
You can find more information about World AG Expo here.
Our Agronomy Director, Kenny Lam and his team met with many visitors and other exhibitors to explain the solutions AGQ Labs can provide as a Control Laboratory and Technological Center.
It was a good opportunity to give more details about the services provided by AGQ Labs USA, although 3 were the main topics:
- Cell Wall Calcium: this analysis is a diagnostic tool for evaluating quality parameters related to the appearance and market life of the product. AGQ Labs has developed a state-of-the-art analysis of the Cell Wall Calcium fraction in fruit, a good tool for diagnosing alterations in pre- and post-harvest quality.
- Soil Factory Lab: a new approach to laboratory analysis for agricultural soils. Our high-tech equipment and production design allows us to offer the best response times and the most competitive pricing on the market. Soil Factory Lab combines our extensive experience and training in agricultural soil analysis with the most advanced laboratory equipment for total automation of the analytical processes needed.
- Crop Nutritional Monitoring: AGQ Labs has been monitoring and evaluating the chemical needs of crops for over 20 years and we have helped clients around the world increase crop production, improve product quality and size, optimize fertilizer and water usage, control salinity and establish zero pesticide leaching methods. AGQ Labs has developed an internal proprietary procedure for crop nutritional monitoring and control that is based on the analysis of soil solutions that are extracted by AGQ Labs’ patented suction lysimeter probes. AGQ Labs’ Crop Nutritional Monitoring Program is based on the comprehensive control of the Soil-Plant-Water system.
AGQ Labs has differentiated itself from other laboratories by using state-of-the-art instruments to perform services rapidly, accurately, and cost effectively for customer needs. Through our international and accredited network of laboratories and R&D and consulting services, we get to the root of the problem by finding the most reliable, sustainable, and valuable solution.
For more information please contact us and visit our Agronomy section here.