Alternative Soil Testing Laboratories


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By Steve Diver

Published: 2002

Updated: 2002



Please note: This ATTRA publication has been archived or discontinued.
Therefore, the information contained in it may not be up to date.


This resource list provides a range of soil testing labs and supplies that support the special analytical needs of farmers using organic or sustainable production methods.

A more current and searchable database is available here.

Table of Contents

Emphasis on Humus, Organic Matter, Compost, Microbial Analysis
Emphasis on Mineral Analysis and Fertilizer Recommendations
Soil Testing Supplies—Instruments—Equipment
Publications from ATTRA: Soil Fertility, Compost, Alternative Farming Systems
References on Soil Testing and Soil Quality
References on Novel Testing Methods
References on Sustainable Soil Fertility
Web Sites on Soil Health
Web Sites on Soil Testing and Nutrient Management
Web Sites on Cation Exchange Capacity and Percent Base Saturation
Web Sites on Compost Quality

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