Soils Testing Program

We offer soil testing assistance for producers and home gardeners within the District area.

 

For producers we cover the cost of  a ‘standard’ panel of tests including pH, electrical conductivity (EC), sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), organic matter (OM), inorganic nitrogen (nitrate-N or ammonium-N), phosphorus (P) – Olsen method, potassium (K), texture, and micronutrients such as iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn), and copper (Cu). 

 

An excellent primer on sampling for New Mexico soils is online at http://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_a/A146/welcome.html or if you would like a hard copy, we can mail it to you.  There are other useful publications on soils at http://aces.nmsu.edu, and all with contact information for help with analysis of your test results.

 

For more information about our program, please contact our office.

Soils Sampling Instructions
SoilsamplingInstructions.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [505.7 KB]
Soils Testing Application
SoilsTestSignUpFY17.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [465.1 KB]

Get in Touch      

Valencia SWCD

PO Box 170

Belen, NM 87002

 

Offices:

Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
2424 Hwy 47
Belen, NM  87002

505-864-8914
valenciaswcd@live.com

   Get Social With Us

Recommend this page on:

2018 Holiday Schedule
Office will be closed in observance of these days.

Monday, January 1st New Year’s Day
 

Monday, January 15th Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
 

Monday, February 19th Washington’s Birthday
 

Monday, May 28th Memorial Day
 

Wednesday, July 4th Independence Day
 

Monday, September 3rd Labor Day
 

Monday, October 8th Columbus Day
 

Monday, November 12th Veterans Day (OBSEVRED)
 

Thursday, November 22nd Thanksgiving Day
 

Tuesday, December 25th Christmas Day

Print Print | Sitemap
© Valencia SWCD