Agriculture Manure and Compost

Agriculture

Knowing what’s going on with your soil is the first step in creating high yielding, sustainable agriculture.

For more than 40 years, we have been the industry leader in providing expedient, reliable and traceable analytical services for the agricultural 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 testing and lime quality testing.

Packages

Basic Manure Package$40.00

Turnaround Time: 3 - 5 BD

Description: Moisture/Total Solids, Total Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potash, Sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, pH, Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen

Requirements: *Caution! Many manures and sludges are biologically active and will produce gases even after being sealed in a container. These gases produce pressure that can burst the container or pop its lid. Precautions should be taken in shipping manure or sludge samples: Never use a glass container and always tape the lid.

Sampling Instructions

Recommended sample amount needed 200g – 500mL
To order sample supplies, shipping labels, boxes and containers click the “Supplies” button to the right or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

Resources:

Rob Ferris – 402.829.9871
Understanding Manure Recommendations

Compost Plus Package$75.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Description: Moisture/Total Solids, Total Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potash, Sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, pH, Total Carbon, Soluble Salts, C/N Ratio, Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Nitrate Nitrogen, Chloride, Organic Matter, Ash

Requirements: Send sample in a 1-quart resealable bag.

Sampling Instructions

Recommended sample amount needed 200g
To order sample supplies, shipping labels, boxes and containers click the “Supplies” button to the right or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

Resources:

Rob Ferris – 402.829.9871
Understanding Manure Recommendations

Lagoon Water Package$40.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Description: Conductance, Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sulfur, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Zinc

Requirements: Caution! Many manures and sludges are biologically active and will produce gases even after being sealed in a container. These gases produce pressure that can burst the container or pop its lid. Precautions should be taken in shipping manure or sludge samples: Never use a glass container and always tape the lid.

Sampling Instructions

Recommended sample amount needed 500mL
To order sample supplies, shipping labels, boxes and containers click the “Supplies” button to the right or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

Resources:

Rob Ferris – 402.829.9871
Understanding Manure Recommendations

Organic Material Review Institute (OMRI) Package$400.00

Turnaround Time: 15 - 20 BD

Description: E.coli, Fecal Coliform, Salmonella, Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total Phosphate, Potash, Nitrate Nitrogen, Water Soluble Nitrogen, Water Insoluble Nitrogen, Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Humic Acid, pH, Total Organic Carbon, Bulk Density (packed), Moisture, Sulfur, Calcium, Boron, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Arsenic, Chloride, Lead, Selenium, Cadmium, Chromium, Mercury, Nickel, Sodium, Molybdenum, Zinc

Requirements: Send sample in a 1-gallon resealable bag shipped on ice overnight.

Sampling Instructions

Recommended sample amount needed 250g
To order sample supplies, shipping labels, boxes and containers click the “Supplies” button to the right or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

 

Resources:

Rob Ferris – 402.829.9871
Understanding Manure Recommendations

Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) Compost Council Package$375.00

Turnaround Time: 15 - 20 BD

Description: Man-made materials, Boron, Chloride, Total Carbon, Organic Matter, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium, Sulfur, Potash, Phosphate, Total Nitrogen, Moisture, Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen, pH, Nitrate Nitrogen, Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Salmonella, 7 Day Germination, Maturity Index, Conductivity, Fecal Coliform, Sieves, % Passing, 10 Day Vigor.

Requirements: Send sample in a 1-gallon resealable bag shipped on ice overnight.

Sampling Instructions

Recommended sample amount needed 250g
To order sample supplies, shipping labels, boxes and containers click the “Supplies” button to the right or contact Client Services at 402.334.7770 for proper supplies.

Resources:

Rob Ferris – 402.829.9871
Understanding Manure Recommendations

Individual Analytes

Aerobic Plate Count$17.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Anaerobic Plate Count$17.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Azotobacter$15.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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C/N Ratio$30.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 50g

Sampling Instructions

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E. coli (MPN)$20.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Fecal Coliform (EPA 1681)$20.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g solid, 1L liquid

Sampling Instructions

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Fecal Coliform (MPN) by SM9221 E$25.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Moisture$10.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Nitrate$20.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Organic Matter (Combustion) (LOI)$15.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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pH$10.00

Turnaround Time: 5 – 7 BD

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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Salmonella – Lateral Flow$20.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g solid, 1L liquid

Sampling Instructions

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Salmonella (EPA 1682)$125.00

Turnaround Time: 5 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g solid, 1L liquid

Sampling Instructions

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Total Coliforms (MPN)$25.00

Turnaround Time: 2 D

Requirements: Recommended sample amount needed: 100g

Sampling Instructions

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