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Old 04-03-2012, 09:47 PM
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I'm sure Iowa has plenty of places for soil testing check with one of the major universities there that has a agriculture dept they usually do soil testing, at least they do here.
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by mcharlto88 View Post
Wrooster, where did you get your soil testing done?
See here:

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I did a quick search in Iowa(where Im from) and didn't have a lot of luck with finding anywhere that I immediately recognize as a place to do soil testing.
Search on "iowa agricultural co-op" and/or "iowa agricultural extension"

For example, contact the folks on the right hand side of the following link and ask them where you can get an analysis of a soil sample from residential turfgrass.

Here is the Iowa State University soil test lab:
Go here,
and follow through to "Horticulture Crops (lawns, gardens, vineyards)".

Also see

If you can't find a local place you are not looking hard enough. If you REALLY can't find a local place then just send your samples to Rutgers (see links above) and you'll have results in 5 days.

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