Soil Testing in South Carolina

How do I get my soil tested?
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Read about how to take a soil sample.
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Why should I test my soil?
  • To know how much lime and fertilizer your soil needs for best growth of your lawn, garden, landscape, or other plants.
  • Prevents from applying too much or not enough.
    1. Too much wastes your money and can damage the environment by running off into water.
    2. Not enough can result in poor growth and leave soils bare to erode.
Where do I get sample containers, submission forms, and instructions for submitting my soil samples?
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Initial funding for video provided
by CSREES Water Quality Program


Southern Regional Water Program