In the water lab we test for E.Coli, Fecal, coliform, colilert, colisure to make sure that the water is safe and potable for the farmers and general public.
In the soil/plant/fertilizer lab we analyze the samples for Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, Magnesium, Sodium, Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Zinc. These are the elements that are crucial to the growth of the plant and affect the taste of the produce.
Helping more than 35 local farms grow better-tasting crops while protecting the health of the consumer is a job the employees at Agri-Trend take very seriously.
The Yuma-based company, located at 3337 E. 33rd Place, has two full- time labs dedicated to testing the quality of local crops and screening water samples from local farms to prevent contaminants and pathogens from getting into the crops.