Soil Testing Information & Procedures

The Soil First Approach

Any good interpretive program begins with testing. When a doctor evaluates a patient, he always runs a battery of medical tests before making a diagnosis. It should be no different with your soil, which is why we call it Soil First. (PDF>>)

Standard Soil Test Guidelines

Reading the standard soil test reportDefinition of terms. (PDF >>)

Saturated Paste Extract Guidelines

Reading the saturated paste extract report. (PDF >>)

Irrigation Water Guidelines

Definition of terms and suggested ranges. (PDF >>)

The Ideal Soil Test Report

Sample test report with ideal values and ranges (PDF >>)

The Ideal Saturated Paste Report

Sample report with ideal values and ranges. (PDF >>)