University of KentuckyCollege of Agriculture
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Soil: Tests: Routine

Material Tested Form* Cost** Test ***
Soil A,H,C $6 Routine soil test (P, K, Ca, Mg, Zn, pH, buffer pH)
Greenhouse media G $15 pH of paste; P, K, Ca, Mg, NO3-N, and salts in saturation extract
Water**** W $15 pH, conductivity, alkalinity, NO3-N, P, K, Ca, Mg, Zn, Cu, Fe, Mn
Animal Waste**** AW $25 moisture (if solid), N, P, K, Ca, Mg, Zn, Cu, Fe, Mn

* A=Agricultural Form, H=Home Lawn & Garden Form, C=Commercial Horticultural Form, G=Greenhouse Media Form, W=Water Form, AW=Animal Waste Form.

** Cost does not include postage and handling. These costs will vary slightly across counties.

*** Greenhouse media, water, and animal waste tests are conducted in Lexington.

**** Water intended for irrigation or use as nutrient solution, Animal Waste intended for land application.