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New EU Guidelines Require Supervised Field Trials for Honey MRL Setting

What is in our honey has increasingly become an important question for consumers. Producers have until January 1, 2020, to prepare.

SGS Expands Seed Quarantine Testing Services in Brazil

SGS’s state-of-the-art facility in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil, has expanded the scope of its quarantine phytosanitary analysis service with the addition of 14 new species.

Residue Analysis Accreditation Renewed and Efficacy Trial Scope Expanded in Kenya

Following evaluation by the Kenyan Pest Control Products Board, SGS’s facility in Mombasa has had its accreditation for residue analysis renewed and its efficacy trial scope expanded.

SGS Institut Fresenius Successfully Renews GLP Accreditation

The SGS Institut Fresenius in Germany has successfully renewed its certificate for Good Laboratory Practice.

SGS Expands Noxious Weed Seed Detection Capabilities at Brookings Laboratory

Following a rule change by the AOSA, SGS has expanded its noxious weed seed detection capabilities in Brookings, South Dakota.

Crop Surveys – Identifying Tomorrow's Opportunities Today

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SGS Becomes First Private Laboratory Accredited to Test Fertilizers in Thailand

SGS’s facility in Thailand has been accredited by the Department of Agriculture to perform localized fertilizer analysis.

SGS Announces Expansion in Agricultural Testing Services for the Chinese Market

SGS expands its agricultural services in China adding soil, irrigation water and plant tissue analysis, and fertilizer recommendation at its Dali City laboratory.

Advances in Crop Nutrient Management in Kenya

Providing targeted precision farming services to Kenya’s farming community SGS brings improved crop nutrient management to the region.

SGS Field Trials Facility in Greece Receives GEP Certification

Following a successful audit by the Hellenic Republic’s Ministry of Rural Development and Food, SGS’s new field trials facility in Thessaloniki, Greece, has been awarded a certificate for Good Experimental Practice (GEP).