E-534: Testing Your Soil: How to Collect and Send Samples
soil testing information sheet

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Email: l-redmon@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-534

Electronic download only. Soil tests can be used to estimate the kinds and amounts of soil nutrients available to plants and as aids in determining fertilizer needs.  This publication covers the three-step procedure for obtaining sample bags and instructions, collecting composite soil samples, and selecting the proper test to be conducted by the Soil, Water and Forage Testing Laboratory. (4 pp., 5 figures) By: Tony Provin, John L. Pitt