Soil, Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory (SWFAL)

Testing Services and Price List

Testing Services and Price List

Testing Services and Price List

Effective JULY 1, 2018

SWFAL's Price Listing

(Brochure - PDF format or L-241)

Chain of Custody form (Form pdf format Chain of Custody)

Soil Fertility

Routine Soil Test                                                    
 pH (1:1), Lime requirement (Sikora Buffer), NO3-N,
Soil test P & K by Mehlich 3 (MIII)
Subsoil Nitrate-N
(with submission of surface soil)
 NO3-N (0.008M Calcium Phosphate)
Nitrate-N or Ammonium-N NO3-N or NH4-N (1M KCl) $4.00
Nitrate-N and Ammonium-N NO3-N and NH4-N (1M KCl) $5.00
Secondary Nutrients
Mg, Ca (M3) and SO4-S (0.008M Calcium Phosphate) $4.00
Fe, Zn, Cu, B (DTPA-Sorbitol)

Soil Salinity

Salinity Management
(1:1 soil to water extraction)
 Na, Ca, Mg, K, B, EC, TDS (total dissolved solids), SAR, ESP, pH $15.00 
Comprehensive Salinity (Saturated paste extraction)
Na, Ca, Mg, K, B,  EC, TDS, SAR, ESP, pH, Cl-, CO3=,  HCO3-, NO3-N, SO4= $40.00

 Soil Texture

Texture Class (Hydrometer)                                                                   
Sand%, Silt%, Clay%, Textural class                                                                     

Soil Organic matter and nitrogen

Organic Matter                                   
OM% (Combustion or LOI)                                               
 or TN or both OC% or TN% (Combustion)             

Greenhouse Root Media Tests

Greenhouse Media                                             
EC, pH, NO3-N, NH4-N, P, K, Ca, Mg, Na, S, B
(Saturated media extract method)

Water Quality Analyses

Livestock Water                                                    
pH, NO3-N, EC, TDS, Hardness, Na, Ca, Mg, K, Cl-, SO4=, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, $15.00    
Household Water
pH, EC, TDS, Hardness, Na, Ca, Mg, K, Cl-, NO3-N, SO4=, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, $15.00
Irrigation Water Na, Ca, Mg, K, B, Cl-, NO3-N, SO4=, CO3=, HCO3- , pH, EC, SAR, TDS, Hardness, Alkalinity $15.00
Nitrate and Ammonium N NO3-N and NH4-N $4.00

Nitrate-N or Ammonium-N
NO3-N or NH4-N $3.00

Ortho-P or Total Dissolved P (TDP)
Ortho-P (colorimetric), TDP (ICP) $3.00

Forage Quality Analyses

Nitrate Toxicity                                                     
 Nitrate and Moisture $6.00      
Basic Analysis
Protein (Dry combustion-LECO) and Moisture $8.00
Basic Plus Energy Protein and Moisture, ADF - Acid Detergent Fiber and TDN, Net Energy for: Gain, Lactation, Maintenance $14.00
Basic Plus Energy
Plus RFV
Protein, Moisture, ADF, TDN and Energy, NDF - Neutral Detergent Fiber  
RFV - Relative Feed Value (Alfalfa only)
Ca, P, Na, Mg, K, S, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn and Moisture $12.00 

Feed, Grain and Plant Sample Analyses

 Protein or TN                                           
  Protein or Total Nitrogen (Dry combustion-LECO) and Moisture $8.00      
 TN or C or Both
Total Nitrogen and Carbon (Dry combustion-LECO) $8.00
Minerals Ca, P, Na, Mg, K, S, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn and Moisture $12.00 

Plant Tissue Test

Plant Tissue Test                 
 TN, P, K, Ca, Na, Mg, S, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn, B $20.00

Animal Manure and Compost Analyses

Animal Waste Form (Word Format)

Test 1 (all)                           
pH, EC, Moisture, TN, C, S, P, K, Ca, Mg, Na, Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe $25.00*
Test 2 NH4-N and NO3-N $6.00
Test 3 Water soluble P $8.00

 *Price Change as of July 1, 2018

Other Tests May Be Available Upon Request
Services for Researchers are also Available
Miscellaneous Charges

Faxing Results
Chain of Custody form
Forage Sample Bags
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