Soil Testing Laboratory Fees
|Routine Soil Analysis1||$8.00 per sample|
|New Organic Matter, total Carbon,
|Routine Plant Analysis3||$15.00 per sample|
|Mechanical Texture||$20.00 per sample|
Cost for other analyses are available upon request. Ask about bulk pricing.
1Routine Soil Analysis includes: pH, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, sodium, and lime/fertilizer recommendations. Cation exchange capacity (CEC) calculations will also be included. Total soluble salts (TSS) will be included on all samples coded for horticultural crops.
2Organic matter, total N, and total C with routine soil analysis is $2.00 per sample. Without routine soil analysis the charge for OM/%N/%C is $4.00 per sample.
3Routine Plant Analysis includes: nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, sulfur, calcium, magnesium, copper, zinc, manganese, iron, and boron.
Having healthy soil in your garden results in healthy plants. Whether you’re planting vegetables, flowers, grass, trees, shrubs, or anything in between, a soil sample is the first thing to check off the list. Gathering a soil sample from your landscape and having it tested by MSU Extension’s Soil Testing Lab should be the initial step in any gardening adventure. Plus, it’s pretty easy to do!
Autumn is officially here! It’s not hard to love this time of year. Temperatures are cooling, leaves are changing, and there will be more branches than foliage soon. It’s hard not to love this time of year! As we close out this calendar year, it’s easy to convince yourself there’s not much to do in the yard. Take a break, but also take time to check off these tasks
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Far too often in Mississippi, soil management after major weather events must be considered, but landowners affected by Hurricane Ida now have a guide on how to approach this task.
“Soil Management After Hurricane Ida” is available online on the Mississippi Crop Situation blog at https://www.mississippi-crops.com/2021/09/02/soil-management-after-hurricane-ida/.
Mississippi agricultural producers and landowners who are interested in carbon sequestration can test their soil’s carbon content through the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
Video by Michaela Parker
We’ve finally made it to fall! The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and I can’t wait to purchase pumpkins and mums for my front porch!
If you’re trying to stay on top of what tasks you should be doing in your yard and garden, check out these four for the month of October.
Brian Andrus irrigated exactly zero times on his Sunflower County farm in 2021. He didn’t even turn on his well.
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