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Testing Services

YLAD Living Soils provides a soil testing and recommendation service. For a free soil testing kit contact YLAD Living Soils. Soil analysis are $99.00 inc GST per sample. The Soil Tests are conducted by The environmental Analysis Laboratory, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

The soil analysis includes:
  • TEC / CEC
  • Colloidal Organic Matter
  • pH
  • Nitrogen
  • Sulphur
  • Phosphates as P2O5
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Salinity EC
  • Paramagnetism
  • Conductivity
  • Silica
  • Boron
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Aluminium
  • Hydrogen

Test also includes La Motte/Reams test, measures the amount of immediately available plant food and it offers an indication of microbial activity - particularly fungal activity. Selenium, Cobalt and Molybdenum can be tested for an extra $22 inc.

Crop specific ideal levels with bar graph presentation for easy interpretation.
Base saturation percentages with bar graph presentation.
Conversion of all levels to ppm (parts per million) for easy comparison.