UMass Soil and Plant Tussue Testing Laboratory

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Lab Hours and Information

The UMass Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Orders being hand delivered should be dropped off in the Soil Lab Office in Room 203 of Paige Laboratory

The lab will be closed Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.  We will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 6th.  We wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July!

 

If you need to contact the lab, we can be reached by phone at 413-545-2311, or by email at soiltest@umass.edu.  Orders may be sent to the lab via the US Postal Service, or a private carrier (i.e. UPS, FedEx, etc.).  Our address is:

 

                UMass Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Lab
                203 Paige Laboratory
                161 Holdsworth Way
                Amherst, MA  01003

 

Visit our Services page for a detailed list of analyses offered and current pricing.  Order forms for all services may be downloaded from the Ordering Information page.  Visit our Resources page for fact sheets, useful links, and other related information.

 

Your patronage is greatly appreciated.  We look forward to providing for your future nutrient management and soil health needs.

Turnaround Time for Routine Soil Analysis

Turnaround time for Routine Soil Analysis is currently 5-8 business days from the time samples are received.  As of today, Wednesday, July 1st, all results for Routine Soil Analysis have been sent for orders received on or before Wednesday, June 24th

 

Test results for other media such as compost, plant tissue, or metals testing may take 2-3 weeks.  Check back here for more information if your test results are taking longer than anticipated.

 

If your soil test results are long overdue, please call or email us!  Occasionally, emailed soil test results get mistaken for Spam, and are deleted unseen by the customer.  If you think this may have happened with your test results, let us know and we can re-send your results.  Otherwise, we appreciate your patience and will do our best to get your results to you a quickly as possible.

Payment Policy

All orders for Soil, Compost, Plant Tissue, and/or Greenhouse Media testing must be accompanied with payment. Samples received without payment will be held for two weeks before being discarded.
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