Agricultural Samples

Calhoun County residents have three options to submit agricultural samples:

    1. Contactless Drop Box
      • Drop Box is available on the south porch of the County Ag Building.
      • Payment may be made by check deposited in the payment box located above the dropbox.
      • Available Daily
    2. Sample Pick-up/Drop Off
      • For samples of 15 or more, contact the agent to arrange pickup or meeting in the office parking lot for drop off.
      • Payment by check with delivery of samples or invoiced payment if multiple groups of samples to be delivered over several days.
      • On demand
    3. Direct to Lab

If you have any questions, please call 803-874-2354.

How to take a soil sample


How to take a soil sample

How to complete a soil form for sample submission to the Agricultural Service Laboratory

For questions concerning interpretation of results, contact the Home and Garden Information Center, 1-888-656-9988, or visit