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Soil Fertility Workshops 2019

Date & Location

Four Points by Sheraton, London, Ontario

  • LEVEL ONE: February 7th, 2019 at 8:30 am (waitlist only)
  • LEVEL TWO: February 11 & 12th, 2019 at 11:30 am
  • LEVEL THREE: March 21, 2019 at 8:30 am
  • Saskatoon Inn, 2002 Airport Drive Saskatoon, SK

  • LEVEL ONE: March 5th, 2019 at 8:30 am
  • Register Here
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    Soil Analysis

    A&L Labs Test Packages

    A&L Labs Test Package
    S1B Organic Matter, Phosphorus, (Sodium Bicarb and Bray 1), Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, (Ammonium acetate), soil pH, Aluminum, Saturation of Cation Elements including Sodium, calculated C.E.C. saturation %P, %K/Mg ratio. A&L Recommendations or OMAFRA Recommendations.
    Micronutrient Packages (with basic package)
    S2 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Manganese *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    S3 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Sulphur *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    S4 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Manganese, Boron *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    S5 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    S6 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    S7 with basic package (S1B) Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron, Sulphur *** Individual Micronutrient Elements
    Compost Soil / Greenhouse Mixes (agronomic use)
    S8 Organic Matter, pH, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium (using Mehlich III extraction)
    S8A S8 plus Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron, Sulphur
    S8B S8A plus Conductivity and Nitrate-N
    S8C Compost Analysis - pH, Lime Index, available Organic Matter, P, K, Mg, Ca, S, B, Cu, zn, Fe, Na, NO3-N, Sol Salts, Moisture, C:N Ratio
    S9 pH, Phsophorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium (saturated paste extraction)
    S9A S9 plus Organic Matter, Nitrate-N, pH, Phosphorus, Potassium, Conductivity
    S9B S9A plus Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron, Sulphur
    Particle Size Analysis
    Particle Size Analysis % Sand, Silt, Clay by Hydrometer Method
    Other Soil Tests

    Other Soil Chemical Analyses


    CONDUCTIVITY (Soluble Salts)






    Western Canada Test Packages

    Western Canada Test Packages
    SW1B2 Organic Matter, Phosphorus(sodium bicarb and bray 1),exchangeable Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Soil pH, Buffer pH, Aluminum, Hydrogen, C.E.C., percent base saturation of cation elements, K/Mg ratio, Sulphur, Nitrate
    SW Organic Matter, Phosphorus (sodium bicarb and bray 1), exchangeable Potassium,Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Soil pH, Buffer pH, Aluminum, Hydrogen, C.E.C., percent saturation of cation elements, K/Mg ratio, Sulphur, Nitrate, Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Boron
    Sub-Surface Analysis
    with Complete(SW) or Basic (SW1B2) Soil Test Package
    SWB Organic Matter,Nitrate, Sulphur, pH, exchangeable Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium
    Additional Analysis
    with Basic(SW1B2) or SW Soil Package
    Individual Micronutrient Elements
    with SW, SW1B2 or SWB
    Individual Micronutrient Element
    Turf and Parkland Suitability Analysis
    STP1 This package includes OM,available Phos.,potassium, magnesium, calcium, zinc,manganese, iron,copper,boron,sulfur,pH,%saturation of cations, cation exchange capacity,sodium,soluble salts,atrazine and hydrometer
    STP2 STP1 + Triazine
    SMETL ICAP Metal Scan + Arsenic, Selenium, Mercury
    STEXT %sand, %silt, %clay by Hydrometer
    BSINT Written Report (Agronomy Only) Composite report for more than one sample is only available provided the samples are from the same location
    Compost Quality Assurance Package (CQA)
    CQA Environmental trace element parameters, soil suitability parameters (S8C), maturity, particle size, total inert materials, microbiological(fecal coliform &salmonellla)
    Soil Health
    SBT OM,CO² Respiration, Mineralizable Nitrogen,Biological Quality Rating
    SBT1 SBT + N03N
    SBT2 SBT + N03N & NH4N
    Soil Physical Measurements
    Sand Classification: (USGA Size Limits by Wet Sieving)
    USGA2 Includes Bulk Density, Pore Space, Infiltration Rate and 1/10 Bar Moisture Retention
    USGA3 1/3 plus 15 bar Moisture Limits by Pressure Membrane
    Bulk Density (Disturbed Soil)
    Particle Size Analysis (% Sand, % Silt,% Clay, and Textural Classification by Hydrometer Method)
    Nematode Analysis
    Full Scan Nematode Root Lesion, Pin,Ring, Root Knot, Dagger, Spiral and Stunt
    Soyabean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Only
    Beneficial Nematode Steinernema diaprepesi, Steinernema riobrave, Steinernema sp. Glaseri group, Heterorhabditis indica, Heterorhabditis zealandica, Heterorhabditis floridensis
    Miscellaneous Soil Analysis
    Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio Package (Carbon (LOI), Total Nitrogen, C:N Ratio)
    Cation Exchange Capacity
    Chloride (with Basic Soil Test)
    Conductivity (Soluble Salts)- with Basic Soil Test
    Neutralization Potential
    Nitrogen, Ammonium
    Nitrogen, Nitrate
    Organic Matter
    pH, Buffer pH