Mid Valley Agricultural Services was founded in 1983. The founders, Larry Beck, Pete Bulthuis and R & J Dondero, have been in agriculture all their lives.
Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc provides agronomics services to growers who are registered by the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office in their respective county.
With these additions both Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. and Westan employ over one hundred sixty employees. Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. sales staff attend training updates year round to increase their knowledge and technical awareness of pest management and fertility. Pest management includes both biological and chemical alternatives for control of insect, disease, plant growth regulators and weed pests. New products and information about pest management continue to be introduced and tested for different crops.
Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. is comprised of Accounting, Administration, Operations, Sales, Technical Services, BG Agri Sales and Service, Cal Ag Safety specializing in Pesticide, General Farm Safety and Food Safety. It is the intention of the Board of Directors to seek opportunities in the market place and act on them. Our service to our customers will remain crucial to our growth. We remain committed to provide excellent service to our customers and opportunities to our staff that is equally committed.
Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. is a full service retail chemical and fertilizer company with over 50 licensed Pest Control and Certified Crop Advisors serving San Joaquin Valley from Sacramento to the Fresno area. This farming area is diversified with 70 percent in permanent crops and 30 percent in row crops. Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. has been successful because of their commitment to service.
We have an Agronomist, Horticulturalist and Viticulturist on staff to support our PCA’s regarding soil fertility, pest management and material compatibility. Cal Ag Safety has been offered to growers statewide for over 6 years and focuses on helping customers in the area of compliance and training. Our local hardware store, BG Agri Sales and Service, has a wide variety of items available and is conveniently headquartered in Linden.
In addition to a tremendous diversity in crop experience we offer field scouting, written recommendations, timely product delivery, soil analysis, tissue analysis and sprayer calibration.
Please refer to these two websites to meet your needs. The first site is the UC Statewide IPM Project, found at http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu which is an excellent resource for homeowners who desire to grow their own food. On this site you can solve your pest problems with UC’s best science. There is a section on Home, Garden, Turf and Landscape Pests which will offer many ideas to have a successful garden.
The second website is the California Master Gardeners found in most counties of our State. For San Joaquin County please see Advice To Grow By – San Joaquin County Master Gardeners at http://sjmastergardeners.ucdavis.edu