Welcome to Holmes Laboratory, Inc.

An independent analytical laboratory that tests forages, commodities, grains, water, mycotoxins, soils and manure.

Submitting Samples

Feed/Soil Sample bags, Water bottles, and Manure containers can be mailed, or sent via UPS, etc. Fill the bag 1/2 full for forages, feedstuff or soils. Submit 16 oz. of water and 1 quart container 1/2 full of manure. If you use the U.S. Postal Service, check with them about their free Priority Mail Envelopes. Samples will be started the same day that we receive it.

Sample Information Sheet

Samples submitted by US Mail arrive at our lab earlier in the morning and therefore begin the testing process sooner.

Samples sent via US Mail:

Holmes Laboratory, Inc.
PO Box 204
Winesburg, OH 44690-0204

Samples sent via UPS, FedEx or other carriers:

Holmes Laboratory, Inc.
3559 U.S. Route 62
Millersburg, Ohio 44654-8834

Please complete the information requested on the sample bag, forage-feedstuff form, or the soil form. Include this information in the package of samples. To avoid delays, please include payment with this information.

Whenever this sheet is to be enclosed with a very moist sample, place it inside a small plastic bag first. One information sheet can be utilized for up to six samples from the same or different customer(s).

▪ Wet chemistry procedures are used for all testing.

▪ Results can be e-mailed or faxed at no extra charge.

▪ Free sample bags and supplies will be sent upon request.

▪ Samples are retained for 30 days.