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Agronomic Services — Soil Test Forms & Information

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* * * * Deadline to submit soil samples for heavy metals analysis — December 23, 2011 * * * *

Agronomic Reports
Find Your Soil Test Report [not pdf]
Soil Test Report Cover Sheet

Crop Fertilization Based on N.C. Soil Tests
         —entire book
         —chapter by chapter [not pdf]
Essential Plant Nutrients
Understanding the Soil Test Report
Boxes: Sample boxes are not available by mail. Pick them up at your county Cooperative Extension office or at the Agronomic Division office in Raleigh.
Soil Testing
Heavy Metals in N.C. Soils
Crop Notes:
$ Note: Secondary Nutrients and Micronutrients
Note 1: Tobacco
Note 2: (discontinued)
Note 3: Field Crops
Note 4: Lawns, Gardens and Ornamentals
Note 5: Christmas Trees
Note 6: Commercial Vegetable Crops
Note 7: Tomatoes Grown under Plasticulture
Note 8: (discontinued)
Note 9: Soil Analysis of Growth Substrates for Greenhouse Crops
Note 10: (discontinued)
Note 11: Nursery Crops—Container and Field
Note 12: Forage and Pasture Crops
Note 13. (discontinued)
Note 14: Golf and other Fine Turf
Note 15: Pecans and Miscellaneous Nuts and Fruits
Note 16: Apples
Note 17: Peaches
Note 18: Small Fruits
Hydroseeded Areas
Plasticulture Strawberries
Tomato Production Fertilization Guide
Wildlife Food Plots
Sample Information Forms
Print, Fill Out by Hand
& Submit via Mail
Routine soil samples (form AD-1)
Diagnostic (problem) soil samples (form AD-2)
Soil samples for research (form AD-12)
Soil samples for heavy metals analysis (form AD-13)
Sampling Instructions Deep Sampling for Nutrient Management
Diagnosing Plant Growth Problems
Packing Soil Samples for Shipment
Pond Management
Soil Sampling Basics
Soil Sampling for Home Lawns & Gardens (brochure)
Soil Sampling for Home Lawns & Gardens (PowerPoint)
Soil Sampling Large Areas
Submitting a Diagnostic Soil Sample with a Problem Plant Sample
Soil Fertility Notes Note 1: The Need for Soil Testing
Note 2: Moss
Note 3: Mending Brown Patch in Fescue Lawns
Note 4: Cool-Season Grasses
Note 5: Warm-Season Grasses
Note 6: Establishing a New Lawn
Note 7: Soil Acidity
Note 8: A Homeowner's Guide to Fertilizer
Note 9: Problems with Centipede Grass
Note 10: Fescue Lawn Care
Note 11: Applying Nitrogen
Note 12: Fertilizing with Organic Nutrients
Note 13: Clay Minerals: Importance & Function in Soils
Note 14: Topsoil
Note 15: Managing Bermudagrass Sprayfields
Note 16: Gearing up for Conservation Tillage
Note 17: Managing Crop Residue
Note 18: Lime
Soil Test FAQS: Common Questions & Answers [not pdf]
Soil Test Methodologies Overview [not pdf]
Mehlich-3 [not pdf]
Mehlich buffer acidity [not pdf]
Conversion equations for Mehlich-1 & Mehlich-3 [not pdf]

Last Update December 7, 2011



NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837