We develop or modify procedures to suit your research analytical needs. Many types of sample materials can be analyzed in the laboratory. The laboratory also provides opportunities for Iowa State University students to learn laboratory techniques and analyze their own samples under 'Do-it-yourself' option. Please contact the lab for additional information.

'Do-it-yourself' sample submission form.'

Customized testing to meet the analytical requirements of the researchers is also available

  • The lab offers compost testing using methods as proposed by US. Composting Council.
  • Additionally, we also conduct Saturated Paste analysis employing methods published by USDA-ARS: Handbook No. 60 Diagnosis and Improvement of Saline and Alkali Soils (1964).