Soil Test Publications and Tools

The following document and describe proper soil and plant sampling procedures, new soil testing procedures, test result interpretation, and their use in fertilization decisions.

Publication NumberTitleURL
How the University of Georgia Soil, Plant, and Water Laboratory Measures and Reports Soil pH Results
C-853 How to Convert an Inorganic Fertilizer Recommendation to an Organic One
C-874 Determining Lime Requirement Using the Equilibrium Lime Buffer Capacity
C-875 Soil pH and Salt Concentration
C-896 Soil Testing for Home Lawns,
Gardens, and Wildlife Food Plots
C-1019 Soil Salinity Testing, Data Interpretation and Recommendations
C-1040 Cation Exchange Capacity and Base Saturation
C-1075 Urban Gardening: Assessing Soils for Contamination
C-1077 Cover Crop Biomass Sampling
B-1466 The Cover Crop Nitrogen Availability Calculator
Soil Test Kit for Home Lawns, Gardens, and Wildlife Plots
Lime Tables
Proper Soil Sampling and Analysis for Nutrient Needs Determination in Loblolly, Longleaf, and Slash Pine Stands
Mid-rotation rate of return (ROR) estimates with a single nitrogen+phosphorus or nitrogen+phosphorus+potassium fertilizer application in loblolly, longleaf, and slash pine stands
A checklist for fertilization of loblolly, longleaf and slash pine stands
Phosphorus Fertilization at Establishment in Loblolly and Slash Pine Stands on Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Sites
Mid-rotation Pine Stand Fertilization Calculator
Fertilization Calculator: N-P2O5-K2O