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Agronomic Services — Fees for agronomic testing *

Soil testing
Standard soil test  (N.C. residents only)
Apr–Nov --- No fee
Dec–Mar --- $4
Soil test for heavy metals (for soil from N.C. regulated sites only)
— arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, nickel and selenium
$25

Nematode assay
Standard nematode assay for N.C. residents
$3
Standard nematode assay for non-N.C. residents
$10
Pine wood nematode assay
$10
Rapid nematode identification (molecular diagnosis w/ PCR)
$10

Plant tissue analysis
Standard tissue analysis of most crops  for N.C. residents
$5
Standard tissue analysis of most crops for non–N.C. residents
$25
Additional services available by request
—Petiole nitrate (NO3-N)
—Molybdenum (Mo)
—Chloride (Cl-)

+$2
+$2
+$2

Tissue analysis for crops with required special services               (N.C. residents)
  • std. analysis + molybdenum:  alfalfa, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, poinsettia, spinach, turnip greens  
  • std. analysis + petiole nitrates: cotton, strawberry
$7
Tissue analysis for crops with required special services    (non–N.C. residents)  — see list of crops in previous bullet
$27

Waste analysis (including Compost analysis)
Standard waste analysis for N.C. residents
$8
Standard waste analysis for non–N.C. residents
$25
Additional services by request
—Nitrogen breakout (measurement of NO3-N and NH4-N)
—Heavy metals (cadmium, lead, nickel)
—Liming equivalent

+$10
+$10
+$10


Solution analysis
Standard solution analysis for N.C. residents
$5
Standard solution analysis for non-N.C. residents
$25

Soilless media analysis
Standard soilless media analysis for N.C. residents
$5
Standard soilless media analysis for non-N.C. residents
$25

* Note:   Research samples are subject to a different set of fees and require prior approval through a signed cooperative agreement with the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division.

 

Last Update December 27, 2013

 

 

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