If you are from out-of-state and do not have access to plant analysis kits, you may submit your sample to the laboratory with one of the following forms (pdf format). Samples will be analyzed for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, boron, and zinc. Payment of $24.00 per sample must accompany your sample(s). (Please use these submission forms for crop recommendations.)

Important: Please follow all instructions for taking a plant sample (see link below) and package sample in paper bags, not plastic, prior to sending to the laboratory.

Instructions for Taking Samples for Plant Analysis

Use instructions in this publication to obtain samples which accurately reflect nutritional status of the crop submitted for analysis. Results of analysis will determine whether problems in growth responses are due to a nutritional problem.

Submission Form A: All Fruit Crops

PDF document, 98.0 KB

Submission Form B: Floriculture Crops

PDF document, 118.8 KB

Submission Form C: Vegetable Crops

PDF document, 99.3 KB

Submission Form D: Crops other than Fruit, Floriculture or Vegetable

PDF document, 98.9 KB

Research-Plant Submission Form

PDF document, 230.5 KB

If you are submitting samples (ground or unground) for individual analyses, please complete and submit your samples with the following form. (No recommendations are given for these analyses.)

Ag Analytical Services Lab

Address

111 Ag Analytical Services Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Directions

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

Ag Analytical Services Lab

Address

111 Ag Analytical Services Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Directions

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