Agronomic Services — Soilless Media Analysis
Media analysis (using the saturated media extract procedure) helps growers fine-tune their fertilization programs for container crops grown in soilless media by enabling them to monitor changes in electrical conductivity, pH and nutrient levels.
Standard analysis includes: nitrate-nitrogen, ammonium-nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, copper, boron, sodium, chloride, aluminum, pH, electrical conductivity/soluble salts.
Standard fee per sample:
Extra tests may be added to the standard analysis for an additonal fee:
*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.
|How to collect & submit a soilless media sample||
Soilless Media Sample Submission Form (Grower)
|How to find & interpret my report|
|Soilless Media Sample Analysis||NCDA&CS Soilless Media Methods|
|Sample Containers||Sample containers are not provided by NCDA&CS. Submit 1–2 quarts of a representative sample in a sealed plastic bag.
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