Solution analysis is useful for monitoring surface-water and groundwater quality for such varied agricultural purposes as irrigation, fertilization (nutrient solutions), livestock and poultry production, pesticide preparation, pond management and aquaculture.
Standard analysis includes: nitrate-nitrogen, ammonium-nitrogen, urea, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, copper, boron, sodium, chloride, pH, alkalinity, hardness, electrical conductivity/soluble salts, sodium adsorption ratio.
Standard fee per sample:
*NC growers $5
*NC researchers $12
Non-NC growers or researchers $25
*Samples qualify for the in-state rate if they originated in North Carolina. Research samples require an annual research agreement prior to submission. All research samples receive a 10% analysis recheck for quality control at no added cost.