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Rock River Laboratory, Inc. has opened the doors to the company’s latest feed and forage analysis laboratory in Binghamton, N.Y. The addition to the Rock River Laboratory family creates a new option for northeastern animal nutrition consultants, nutritionists, and industry partners to access accurate analysis with exceptional customer service at a convenient location.

Utilizing wet chemistry and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR), Rock River Laboratory-Northeast will offer key feed and forage testing analyses, including manure, Kernel Processing Score (KPS), Total Mixed Ration digestibility (TMRD), Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) digestibility, and Total-Tract Neutral Detergent Fiber Digestibility (TTNDFD[1]), among others.

“Our customers have been eager for us to expand our reach further east,” says Zachery Meyer, Rock River Laboratory’s director of operations. “To meet their needs, we put together the right team to build relationships while delivering the value and exceptional service that Rock River Laboratory is committed to providing.”

Customer-success driven staff with regional industry expertise is the foundation of the Rock River Laboratory-Northeast location, which will also provide technical support and the expert insights that accompany analysis results at all Rock River Laboratory locations.

“We expect to help our partners achieve new success with their own customers and grow beyond that,” explains Dr. John Goeser, animal nutrition, research, and innovation director for Rock River Laboratory. “This new laboratory location brings a new opportunity for comprehensive digestion analyses to open doors to better serve our eastern partners through accurate results coupled with service and expertise.”

Rock River Laboratory-Northeast is now accepting feedstuffs samples for analysis. Samples can be dropped off at: 21 Kattelville Road, Binghamton, NY, or shipped for free with a Rock River Laboratory shipping label to: PO Box 34, Chenango Bridge, NY, 13745.

Headquartered in Watertown, Wis., Rock River Laboratory provides production assistance to the agricultural industry through the use of advanced analytical systems, progressive techniques, and research-supported analyses. Employing a team of top specialists in their respective fields, Rock River Laboratory is built on providing accurate, cost-effective, and timely analytical results to customers, while featuring unsurpassed customer service.