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Certified Crop Adviser

Noel Garcia, Certified Crop Adviser

Noel Garcia is Ask the Plant®'s head Crop Production Consultant and Vice President of Operations for TPS Lab.

Noel Garcia was trained and mentored by Esper K. (Kay) Chandler, the Certified Agronomist and Soil Scientist who spear-headed and co-founded the Ask the Plant® program with his business partner Dr. Albin D. Lengyel, a pioneer in the practical application of plant analysis, particularly petiole (leaf stem) sap testing.

Noel Garcia's experience began in 1991 and with the passing of Esper K. (Kay) Chandler in November of 2008, Noel Garcia took over the helm of the Ask the Plant® program.

Noel Garcia has been invited to speak all over the U.S.A. and Canada and parts of Europe.

Noel Garcia's experience ranges from the laboratory to the field to workshops at ACRES U.S.A., from speaking to international heads of agricultural organizations to meeting with local groups and communities.

Many of Ask the Plant®'s papers and videos are authored by or feature work from Noel Garcia's immense experience and expert knowledge of superior crop production.

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Soil Microbiologist

Dr. Larry Zibilske, Soil Microbiologist

Dr. Larry Zibilske is an invaluable resource to the Ask the Plant® program and Vice President of Research for TPS Lab.

Formerly a senior research scientist with the USDA-ARS Kika de la Garza Subtropical Research Center in Weslaco, Texas, Dr. Larry Zibilske's career includes 19 years at the University of Maine including as tenured professor.

For examples of the many contributions and papers of Dr. Larry Zibilske, one can simply turn to Google.

The Ask the Plant® program is very fortunate and pleased to count Dr. Larry Zibilske as a Crop Production Consultant.

If you would like to get the great minds of Ask the Plant® like Dr. Larry Zibilske focused on increasing and improving your crop production while lowering cost, then contact us online and ask for a Free estimate on what the Ask the Plant® Crop Production Consultants can do for you. Or call us direct at 956-380-4050 during week-day business hours CST.