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What Soil test kit or tester Idoes every body use??

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Mike's LawnCare Landscape, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Mike's LawnCare Landscape

    Mike's LawnCare Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    Does any one like the new hand helds or Do you stick with the old fashing testing kits??
    Or do you take a soil sample to the local County Extension office??
  2. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    There are usually a number of different testing options, but do it yourself kits are not one of them. They are too inaccurate.

    Check with your local extension office, university, or independant testing lab.

    BTW, I pay $7 for a full test at my local university, less than most do it yourself kits.

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