Soil Sampling

What is soil testing

To be sent to regular state laboratories is to determine the need for lime, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

Why should a homeowner perform soil testing ?

To see what king of soil you need

How do i correctly perform a soil test in my yard?

Step one — Gather the sample

Step two — Scoop soil into the vial

Step three — Add the testing powder.

Step four — Add the water

Step five — Compare the color.

Where do i send a test for analyzing ?

The National Forage Testing Association (NFTA) certification program monitors the performance of a lab against other labs to alert them of potential problems in their accuracy.

How Much does it cost ?

Division Soil test lab in Raleigh for a free soil test

How long will it take for the results?

2 weeks