Welcome to the Soil Testing Laboratory

  • $3 million renovation begins 2017 to stay the best in the business.
  • How does your garden grow? Get a soil test and make the most out of your growing season

**Turnaround time is ~2-3 weeks for routine testing. Thank you!**

The University of Minnesota Soil Testing Laboratory is part of the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate. We provide high quality testing services to the public, Universities, private companies, as well as State and Federal Agencies. 

Soil Testing Procedures Graphic

Announcements

We're back in Crops Research!

The current address is:

Room 135 - Crops Research Building

1902 Dudley Ave.

St. Paul, Minnesota 55108

Parking: Please continue to park on Dudley Ave. on the curb in front of the Crops Research Building until further notice. Metered parking is also available along Gortner Ave.

2017 Renovation: Please see this page for details on our services during a major renovation beginning in February 2017. 

Out-of-State Samples:  Please consult this map. We can accept soils from mainland US counties (including AK) that are NOT highlighted or marked on the map.

For more complex, research appropriate analysis and testing services, please visit the Research Analytical Laboratory website. 

Follow Us

Facebook Link