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Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Laboratory

Contact and Lab Hours

Lab Hours:

Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Holiday Schedule:

The lab will be closed Tuesday, December 25th for Christmas.  Additionally, the UMass Amherst campus, including the lab, will be closed Friday, December 28th and Monday, December 31st. 

The lab will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Year's Day.  Happy Holidays everyone!


Contact Info:

phone: 413-545-2311

For general information or questions about invoicing, contact:
Kirsten Yarrows, Secretary

For questions about test results or methodology, contact:
Tracy Allen, Lab Supervisor

For home garden and landscape questions, email:


Delivery Info:

Orders being hand delivered should be dropped off in the Soil Lab Office in Room 203 of Paige Laboratory.

Orders may be sent to the lab via the US Postal Service, or a private carrier (i.e. UPS, FedEx, etc.). 

Mailing Address:

UMass Soil & Plant Nutrient Testing Lab
203 Paige Laboratory
161 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, MA  01003