Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory

The laboratory will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th as well as December 20th through January 1st. Please do not send time-sensitive samples during this time.

COVID-19 and Current Laboratory Operations

The Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory is fully operational and is accepting all sample types. This remains a fluid situation and any changes to the operational status will be posted here.

With increased sample volume and limited staff, the lab continues to make every effort to turn-around samples as fast as possible, some delays may occur. We thank you for your continued support and understanding.

About the Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory


The Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory provides a wide range of testing programs for soils, water, plants, biosolids and other agricultural materials.

The Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory is part of The Pennsylvania State University College of Agricultural Sciences. Our goal is to promote practical, innovative, and affordable solutions to existing and emergent issues related to nutrient management and environmental quality.

We provide analytical testing and research-based recommendations to support sustainable resource management decisions. The lab offers comprehensive analyses of soil, water, plant tissue, manure, compost, and other agricultural materials. The fee-based programs are available to all University faculty and staff as well as the general public.

Ag Analytical Services Lab


111 Ag Analytical Srvcs Lab
University Park, PA 16802

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM