How To Have Your Soil Tested

How to Soil Test

You can get a Soil Testing Kit from your Cooperative Extension county office or download the forms below and send the samples in your own package with payment.

The documents below provide details about taking soil samples and submitting them for fertility analysis. Choose the version under the appropriate category. A questionnaire should be filled out and sent in with each sample.

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Lawn, Shrubs, Flowers, Trees, or Home Vegetable or Fruit Garden:

Greenhouse Samples or Other Organic Matter-based Growing Media:

Field, Commercial Vegetable and Fruit, or Nursery Crops:

Golf & Sport Turf:

Technical Testing:


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences