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Agronomic Services — History

The division's history divides roughly into two parts. Prior to 1973, the Soil Testing Division (as it was then called) operated with an important, but relatively limited, mandate: to test soils and make fertilizer and lime recommendations. After 1973, the Agronomic Division (as it has subsequently been known) began to fulfill a broader mission. At present, the division provides not only soil testing, but also nematode assay, plant tissue analysis, waste analysis, solution analysis, soilless media analysis and a statewide field services advisory program.

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Last Update March 9, 2016



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