Soil Testing

Soil Analysis

Submit 1 to 2 cups soil per sample

For recommendations, please include information on past crop and crop to be grown.

 Test Desired

A

Standard Soil Test Includes: Organic Matter, pH, Buffer pH (Lime Test Index), Available Phosphorus and Exchangeable Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) and Percent Base Saturations of Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium and Sodium. Plus, recommendations for Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potash, Magnesium and Lime. (For recommendations, please include field history). This package is recommended for vegetable gardens, new lawns, ornamental shrubs, trees, field crops or any highly managed lawns and ornamental plants………………..$30.00 each.
Optional Testing (can only be added to above test package)

M

Micronutrient Test Includes: Iron, Manganese, Zinc and Copper…………………………………………………………………………$20.00

S

Sulfate Sulfur………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………$20.00

E

Soluble Salts (EC)…………………….………….…………….………….$20.00

B

Boron………………………….…………….…………………………….….$20.00

N

Nitrate-Nitrogen……….…………….…………….…………..…………………….$20.00

D

Diagnostic Nutrient Test Includes: The standard Test (A) above plus all the options listed above-totaling………………..$79.00 each.

All of the above tests can be run on your lawn, garden and planting beds as well.

Click here for “How To Take A Soil Sample”.

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Environmental Soil Testing for Urban Community Gardens, Farmers, Etc.
(Submit 3 cups per sample, wet or dry)
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Individual Total Sorbed Metal Analysis

  • This is EPA Method 3050 B to determine the elements that could become “environmentally available” (total sorbed)
  • Used to develop sound soil management programs to monitor soils for elevated levels of toxic heavy metals that are primarily found in populated areas and are usually the result of industry or other human activity
  • Elevated or toxic levels of lead and arsenic can also be found in soils where fruit trees were grown due to their use as pesticides in orchards
Mercury……….…………….……..…………………….$40.00
Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Zinc¬†……...…………..……………… $25.00 each