Price List of Services

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Standard Agricultural Suitability Analysis $85.00 for one | $80.00 each for multiple samples for the same project
test includes the following:
pH and electroconductivity (salinity)measurement – saturated extract paste nutrients/toxic elements measurement of DTPA extract for Table I elements measurement of sodicity (Sodium Adsorption Ratio)
saturation extract: nitrate, chloride, sulfate, sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, soluble phosphate and boron
estimate of soil texture and soil organic matter presence of lime determined
Soil Management Report $175.00 for one | $170.00 each for multiple samples for the same project
Includes the Standard Agricultural Suitability Analysis, soil organic matter percentage, soil texture and estimate water percolation rate (California State AB 1881 requirement for Building Permits, also known as MWELO)
Specific soil tests (price per sample)
Soil Organic Matter/total carbon and nitrogen $55.00
Soil texture – sand, silt and clay percentage and gravel $35.00
Water percolation rate $35.00
Estimated water percolation rate based on soil organic matter, soil texture and salinity $5.00
Total mineral analysis – EPA 3050, 30 elements $120.00
CEC (cation exchange capacity) and base saturation $45.00
Ammonium nitrogen, exchangeable $25.00
Sieve analysis $60.00
Measurement of soil organic matter by combustion (ash) $35.00
Bulk density, disturbed sample $30.00
pH, salinity and presence of lime $30.00
Growth study for herbicides, wheat and radish $120.00
Handling charge – $5.00 per sample, waved for multiple standard tests
Table I
aluminum copper nickel sulfur
arsenic iron phosphorus tin
barium lead potassium vanadium
boron lithium selenium zinc
cadmium magnesium silver
calcium manganese sodium
chromium mercury strontium
cobalt molybdenum
The nonessential, potentially toxic, elements are identified with a “Blue Square “.
The elements which have not been shown to be essential in all plants are identified with a “dark Gray Square “.
Standard plant analysis $75.00 per sample**
test includes elements in Table I plus nitrogen and chloride data interpreted by nutrient balance and elemental interactions
Standard Water Analysis $90.00 per sample
test includes
pH measurement
Salinity (electroconductivity)
elements listed in Table I
nitrate, chloride, sulfate, bicarbonate, carbonate, phosphate
adjusted SAR (sodium absorption ratio)
high salinity additional $15.00
Hourly fees $185.00 per hour
**specific pricing. Please call for specific pricing.