For any questions regarding the ESAC soil testing service, click on the link below. I have used this soil-testing service, and you can see how I put my sample together here and the results of my tests here. For other thoughts on lead in our soils, read this post and that post.
Brooklyn College Environmental Sciences Analytical Center SOIL TESTING SERVICE.Contact: Dr. Joshua Cheng
Phone: (718) 951-5000 ext. 2647
Fax: (718) 951-4753
Brooklyn College Environmental Sciences Analytical Center
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11210
- Another source for garden soil testing is Cornell Nutrient Analysis Laboratory at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
- Yet one more source with good prices and easy to understand interface is the UMASS Extension Service.
- The State of Maine has a very comprehensive service for soil testing. We're talking heavy metals, mercury, PCBs, pesticides, hydrocarbons like fuel oil, etc. Their regular soil test link is here.
- For an exhaustive list of a variety of soil testing service companies and labs, and additional informational resources on soil, see this listing of Alternative Soil Testing Laboratories.