Department of Soil&Crop Sciences

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Soil & Crop Sciences DepartmentThe Soil, Water and Forage Testing Laboratory is is housed in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University. The laboratory began operations in 1946 primarily as a soil testing laboratory. Over the next 34 years, irrigation water testing, plant and forage analysis, and other clientele requested analyses have been added. The laboratory's primary mission is to provide research based analysis and non-bias recommendations for agronomic and non-agronomic soil analysis, plant tissue analysis, forage nutritive analysis, and non-drinking water analysis. View How To Take A Soil Sample

Turf Diagnostic, Plant Pathology LabLet the professionals identify your turfgrass disease problem at The Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory(TPDDL). The lab routinely works with county Extension agents and specialists, homeowners, farmers, greenhouse and nursery producers, landscape contractors, interiorscapers, arborists, consultants, and any other group or individual needing accurate identification of plant disease problems. The TPDDL strives to provide the most accurate and rapid plant disease diagnosis together with recommendations for effective plant disease management recommendations.Services | Fees | Forms