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Determining the nutrient content of animal waste is the initial step in utilizing the nutrients for crop production. Manure analysis is necessary because the nutrient content of manures is highly variable and not predictable. Application rates of the manure should be based on the nutrient content of the manure, the nutrient status of the soil, and the nutrient needs of the crop.

Submitting Samples Lab Guidelines Lab Methods

Standard Manure Form
Virginia DCR (only) Form
How to Fill out the Form
How to Collect a Sample

Land Application of Animal Manure

Waste

Analyses Available Cost per Sample
In State
Cost per Sample
Out of State
Special - Includes percent moisture, organic nitrogen, ammonium nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, zinc, copper, manganese, and sodium. $33.00 $43.00
Arsenic $20.00 $20.00
Calcium Carbonate Equivalency $10.00 $20.00
Nitrate Nitrogen $10.00 $20.00
pH $3.00 $6.00
Soluble Phosphorus $5.00 $10.00
Fax Report $1.00 $1.00

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This site was last updated 03/31/09