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Sampling Instructions

How to obtain viable samples for various tests.


Soil sampling summary

The soil testing summary provides a snapshot on taking the sample and sending to the lab. For detailed instructions including obtaining a representative sample, see soil sampling guidelines

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Soil sampling guidelines

This document will guide you through detailed guidelines on how to sample for soil analysis. Obtaining a representative sample is crucial in delivering accurate analysis and precise nutrient management.

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Plant Sampling Summary

A snapshot summary on how to sample plant tissue for analysis

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Lime-Dolomite-Gypsum & Compost

Sampling Stock Piles or Windrows

A summary of how to sample stockpiles or windrows, for Lime, Dolomite, Gypsum or Compost. Sampling instructions are reccomended in the Australian standard (AS 4454-2012), Composts, Soil Conditioners and Mulches.

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