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Whether you'd like to increase your crop yield, grow healthier roses, test the quality of your drinking water, or make sure your creek isn't polluted, we can help.
To submit samples to the labs, contact your County Extension Office.
Our LabsThe Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) are comprised of four cooperating units:
Our MissionThe mission of the Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) is to provide objective analytical services to agricultural producers, consumers, and agribusinesses.
Tour our FacilitiesIf you're ever in the Athens area, we'd love to show you our labs. We can give tours for school groups, Extension agents and secretaries, or other laboratories. Since this is a working laboratory, we need to keep group sizes relatively small, and a tour would not be appropriate for elementary or middle school students.
Send us a message if you would like to schedule a tour.
Lab HistorySoil testing is the oldest of the Extension laboratories. It began in 1951 as a mobile laboratory on wheels.