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I need a lab for soil samples with a fast turnaround... I'm in OHIO

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by thefed, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. thefed

    thefed LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 350

    Looking to send in a few soil samples, but the one we usually use thru Lesco is pretty backed up.

    Any suggestions? Just looking for ammendments needed before seeding a few decent sized yards.

  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

  3. OSU 09

    OSU 09 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 292

    We send any we have to the Ohio State extension service. They are not exactly "fast" at getting them back, but it is an option. Not sure of the address, but you can easily look it up online.
  4. OSU 09

    OSU 09 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 292

    Wow just realized that the question was asked in 2007, so my answer is probably just completely useless hahaha
  5. starry night

    starry night LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,262

    I was all ready to respond, also. Why did "ant" put this thread upppppp.

    Oh well, in case anyone needs an answer. CLC Labs in Westerville OH.
    Phone (614) 888-1663. Basic or very detailed testing available with quick turnaround and reasonable prices. Dr. Chuck Darrah, expert in charge.

    I use them.
  6. zgrrl

    zgrrl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27


    Try you Extension office, most have an agent in your county. Testing might be sent away depending on where you are. Lots of great FREE information though.
  7. grdrc1963

    grdrc1963 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    We use Spectrum Analytics, 1-800-321-1562, located in Washington Court House, OH.

    Test results are usually posted on their website in 2 days after getting the sample. Good prices and can also do tissue samples.


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