Michigan State University Extension Soil Nutrient Testing Service
Offered by participating garden centers in cooperation with MSU Extension-Oakland County, Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority (SOCWA), & the Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program
Saturday, April 3 through Saturday, April 25, 2010
$18.00 soil testing per sample includes: pH, lime requirement, phosphorus (P), potassium (K), calcium (Ca,) magnesium (Mg) plus organic matter analysis. This price also includes delivery of your soil sample from the drop-off locations (listed on reverse) to the soil test lab at Michigan Stat University. Your personalized recommendations will be sent directly to you.
For directions for collecting a soil sample and where to purchase and take your soil sample, please click here.
For all metro area locations: www.msue.msu.edu
SOIL TESTING IS IMPORTANT FOR HEALTHY PLANTS & CLEAN WATER
A soil test is the first step in determining how much and what type of fertilizer is needed for the plants you are trying to grow. Over-application of fertilizers can pollute water resources, ruin plants, and waste money.