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Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Laboratory

Turnaround Time for Routine Soil Analysis

The lab is currently closed due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus.  Please do not send samples for analysis at this time.  Check back here for updates and information.  Thank you and stay healthy!

The current turnaround time For Routine Soil Analysis is 6-10 business days.  Since turnaround time is dependent on the volume of orders received on any given day, turnaround time will vary.  Turnaround time for Total Sorbed Metals Test and Plant Nutrient Analysis is currently 3-4 weeks.

If your test results are long overdue, please contact 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, email the lab at soiltest@umass.edu 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.