One of the primary missions of UMass Extension is to provide aid to practitioners and others in solving problems. We interact directly with Green Industry professionals through a number of services that we provide:
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The UMass Extension Plant Diagnostic lab provides diagnoses of plant problems and management advice for the turf, floriculture, vegetable, nursery, urban forestry and landscape industries.
Testing of soil is a fundamental exercise in landscape care, as soil test results serve to inform numerous key management decisions. The UMass Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory provides a complete range of soil testing services for professionals and homeowners alike.