Interpreting a Soil Test Report

Test Type: Soil Chemistry
Test Location: Soil Chemistry
Sample Type: Soil

“To gain the most information from soil testing, it is necessary to become familiar
with the soil test report. This guide will explain where each soil test parameter is
displayed on the report. You will also find basic information about each soil test
method and its role in soil fertility and plant nutrition in the Upper Midwest and
Northern Great Plains of the United States and western Canada. Remember to
follow accepted guidelines for soil sampling to ensure data on the soil test report
represents the field area being sampled.”