Van’s lab was founded in March 2017 in Bloemfontein, Bainsvlei and since then grew from strength to strength, expanding into six different divisions, namely soil (chemical- & physical-), plant- and water analysis, spatial soil scanning & mapping, irrigation scheduling and environmental management.
Since March 2017 we have assisted farmers with their cropland, including irrigation and dryland. We assisted in research projects for the University of the Free State on mining activity impact on the environment for the mining industry. Taking hands with other industry leading companies, we strive to better service farmers and environmental specialists of South Africa, aiming to roll out into the bigger Africa and the world.
Being a registered member of Agrilasa we assure quality service and results.
Supporting South-African farmers in analysing soil's chemical, physical and fertility properties to promote sustainable agricultural and environmental practices in South Africa. We strive to perform these duties in the shortest timeframe in the industry without compromising on our quality, precision and accuracy. Our staff members undergo continuous in-house training to keep them ahead of the ever-changing industry, thus ensuring you, our client, get the best possible service and satisfactory experience when dealing with Van’s Lab.
To be a national and international leader in the multiple industries that we serve, supplying an all-inclusive service from soil analysis to harvest, environmental assessment to monitoring, empowering our clients to take better informed decisions to help ensure sustainability within their companies whilst protecting our environment.
Starting as a research project over 15 years ago within the academical environment and led by Professor Leon Van Rensburg, a well-established soil physics and chemistry professor, the EMI technology was well tested and proven to work. Van’s Lab is making this ultra-precision way of farming available to the South-African market, since 2017 Van’s Lab has helped many farmers overcome operational and production challenges.
Van’s Lab is dedicated to assist our clients with professional services within the agricultural and environmental sectors; we have extended agreements and collaborations with other professional companies within these sectors to ensure our clients receives the best service possible.
Van’s lab strives to help our clients improve their practises by enabling them to optimise their resources, become more efficient whilst protecting the environment in an effort to be more sustainable.
Van’s Lab offers the following services: