How to Test for Contaminated Soil?

Answer According to Tom McCutcheon, a Monongalia County (West Virginia) Extension agent, all soil problems can be answered with soil testing. Various areas of the yard may be more contaminated than other ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Test for Contaminated Soil

What sampling kit is used to collect soil liquid or small solid samples suspected of being contaminated by chemical or biological agent?

What is a Soil Test LQL?

The Lower Quantitation Limit (LQL) in a soil test refers to the smallest concentration at which a substance can be reliably measured in a soil sample. This is sometimes called the Lower Limit of Q... Read More »

How to Test Soil pH?

Do you want to plant a garden? You'd better know a bit about your soil chemistry first, and the most basic measurement you'll need is the soil's pH. The pH is a measure of the soil's acidity or alk... Read More »

What is a"soil test"?

A soil test is a chemical analysis that determines the "plant available" quantities of elements such as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, copper, sodium, manganese and zinc. Knowledge about these q... Read More »