Soil Testing

Laboratories to consider for evaluating New Mexico soils for plant production (in order of distance from NMSU Las Cruces).

Lab ContactNatl. Quality Assurance ProgramHomeowner Test Suggestion*Farmer Test Suggestion
American Agricultural Laboratory
Website
700 West D Street, PO Box 370, McCook, NE 69001 308-345-3670
PAP/NAPT Soil, Plant and Water Lawn/Garden Test, plus Sodium/Salinity (SAR) Includes Olsen Bicarbonate P. Recommendations supplied Complete, plus Sodium/Salinity (SAR) Includes Olsen Bicarbonate P. Crop specific recommendations supplied.
Inter Ag Services Laboratory
Website
2515 E. University Drive Phoenix, AZ 85034 602-273-7248
**NAPT Soil and Plant ProgramComplete with Crop Specific Recommendations; Water soluble Ca, Mg, K, and Na; Olsen (Bicarbonate) P.Complete with Crop Specific Recommendations; Water soluble Ca, Mg, K, and Na; Olsen (Bicarbonate) P.
Servi-Tech Laboratories-Amarillo
Website
6921 S. Bell Ave.
Amarillo, TX 79109
806-677-0093
NAPT Soil, Plant and Water ProgramLawn & Garden Soil Analysis Golf Course and Athletic Turf Analysis and Soil Salinity AppraisalSoil Salinity Appraisal, Row Crop Test
Colorado State Univ.
Website
Soil, Water & Plant Testing Lab Campus Delivery 1120
NESB Room A319
Fort Collins CO 80523-1120
970-491-5061
PAP, NAPT Soil program 4X/yrRoutine and SARRoutine and SAR
USUAL
Form
9400 Old Main Hill
Logan UT
84322 435-797-2217
PAP/ NAPT Soil, Plant, Water and Environmental Soil ProgramCompleteComplete
Ward Laboratories
Website
4007 Cherry Ave
Kearney, NE 68848-0788
800-887-7645
NAPT Soil, Plant and Water ProgramS4, Salinity/Sodium Evaluation (SAR), Walkley-Black OM, Olsen (Bicarbonate) P.S4, Salinity/Sodium Evaluation (SAR), Walkley-Black OM, Olsen (Bicarbonate) P.
Dellavalle Laboratory, Inc.
Website
1910 W. McKinley Ave.
Suite #110
Fresno, CA 93728
800-228-9896
PAP / NAPT Soil, Plant and Water ProgramFA2 Sodium & Salinity Assay, Gypsum RequirementFA2 Sodium & Salinity Assay, Gypsum Requirement
Western Laboratories
Website
211 HWY 95
Parma, ID 83660
1-208-722-6564
PAP / NAPT Soil, Plant and Water ProgramTest 70 Garden TestTest 1 (Ag) Complete Soil Test
Analytical Sciences Laboratory
University of Idaho Holm Research Center
Website
2222 W. Sixth St.
Moscow, ID 83844-2203
Phone: 208-885-7900
PAP / NAPT Soil and Plant ProgramSNMP or SEFT; SOML; SELC; SGRQ; SNMS; SCCESNMP or SEFT; SOML; SELC; SGRQ; SNMS; SCCE

* Refers to what is found on the lab's list of tests offered to clients.
** Quality Assessment Program. The North American Proficiency Testing (NAPT) Program (a program of the Soil Science Society of America assists soil, plant and water testing laboratories in their performance through inter-laboratory sample exchanges and a statistical evaluation of the analytical data. Performance Assessment Program (PAP) is a voluntary program offered as a service of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), Madison, WI, and operated as a part of the North American Proficiency Testing program (NAPT), and is administered by the NAPT Oversight Committee.