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Agriculture - Soil & Plant Services

For more than 40 years, we have been the industry leader in providing expedient, reliable, and traceable analytical services for the agriculture industry, from soil and water quality to biosolids, manure, sludge, and compost. Our agriculture tests include soil testing, fertilizer testing, compost testing, biosolids land application and lime quality testing. Knowing what is going on with your soil is the first step in creating high yielding, sustainable agriculture.

  • Soil & Soil Health
  • Plant Tissue
  • Plant Parasitic Nematodes
  • Irrigation Water
  • Stalk Nitrate
  • Manure & Compost
  • Fertilizer & Soil Amendments
  • Seed Germination

Popular Analytical Packages -

Soil Testing

SAMPLE AMOUNT NEEDED: 1 soil sample bag filled to the FILL LINE (approx. 2 cups). Order soil bags, shipping labels, and boxes through the myLab Portal or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

Package Description Turnaround Time Price w/ Recs* Price w/o Recs
S1A (Basic) Organic Matter, Available Phosphorus (P1 Weak Bray and P2 Strong Bray), Exchangeable Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium and Hydrogen, Soil pH, Buffer Index, Cation Exchange Capacity, Percent Base Saturation of Cation Elements. 3 BD $10.50 $9.30
S1AN Carryover Nitrogen as Nitrate, plus S1A. Recommended for grain crops that will require nitrogen. 3 BD $13.20 $11.50
S2 Soluble Salts, Sodium, and Excess Lime, plus S1A. Recommended for areas of high soil pH (over 7.1). 3 BD $13.40 $12.30
S2N Nitrate Nitrogen, Soluble Salts, Sodium, and Excess Lime, plus S1A. Recommended for grain crops that will require nitrogen.Recommended for soil where manure has been applied frequently or heavily. 3 BD $15.90 $14.70
S1AEC Soluble Salts, plus S1A. 3 BD $12.22 $11.00
S1ANEC Soluble Salts and Carryover Nitrogen as Nitrate, plus S1A. 3 BD $14.92 $13.22
S3C A complete analysis including S1A, S2N and S3 3 BD $26.50 $25.50
S3† Sulfur, Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron. Recommended for legume crops. 3 BD $14.20 $13.00
S4† Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper 3 BD $9.20 $8.40
S5† Sulfur, Zinc. 3 BD $6.80 $6.00
S6† Sulfur, Zinc, Manganese, Boron. Recommended for legume crops. 3 BD $12.80 $11.80
Soil Health Complete Comprised of three components: 1) An in-depth soil analysis (S3C) that will address the chemical aspects of the soil test. 2) 1-day CO2C. 3) The Haney Test with a Soil Health Calculation 3 BD --- $65.00
Soil Health Basic Comprised of three components: 1) A basic soil analysis (S1AN) that will address the chemical aspects of the soil. 2) 1-day CO2C test. 3) The Haney test with a Soil Health Calculation 3-5 BD --- $55.00

* Recommendations: Include up to 3 crops or 3 yields upon request. Additional recommendations can be requested for additional charge.
† Must be combined with one of the previous Soil Packages.


Plant Testing

Package Description Sample Size Turnaround Time Price
Plant Tissue Analysis Nitrogen, Sulfur, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Boron, Zinc Call for sample size * 3 D $22.00
Stalk Nitrate Package Nitrate-Nitrogen Call for sample size * 3 D $16.00

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