Soil, Leaf & Water Services
SGS has the latest technologies and and state-of-the-art laboratories for every phase of the agricultural production cycle.
Pathology Services Pathology diagnostic services of soil, media, water, root & plant tissue impacts cropping and sanitation practices in agriculture, greenhouse, construction and remedial activities. We offer single species confirmation services as well as DNA Multiscans.
Nutrient Services Laboratory analysis plays a key role in managing nutrients for field crops, whether formulating a fertilizer plan, or diagnosing deficiencies with plant tissue. SGS can assist growers by providing the nutrient, physical, and chemistry specifications necessary for management decisions.
Water Services for Irrigation Management Agricultural water testing builds data points to improve irrigation usage and monitor nutrients.
1) Pathology Services
Soil & Media: Clubroot (PCR, qPCR), Aphanomyces (PCR), Basic MultiScan (31 pathogens), Diagnostic MultiScan (60 pathogens), virus testing also available
Leaf, Stem & Root Tissue: Clubroot (PCR), Aphanomyces (PCR), Blackleg Race (KASP SNIP), Basic Multiscan (30 pathogens), Diagnostic MultiScan (60 pathogens)
Water: Basic Multiscan (30 pathogens)
2) Nutrient Services
Soil and Media: Nutrient. We have packages designed for eastern and western soil types. Let us know where you farm!
Leaf Tissue: Basic and Complete nutrient packages
Nitrate-N, Ammonium-N, P, K, Sulfate-S, Mg, Ca, Zn, Mn, Cu, Fe, B, Chloride, pH, Organic Matter %, Electrical Conductivity (total salts), Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC), K:Mg ratio, Base Saturation.
3) Water Services for Irrigation Management
Irrigation Water: Test values are also converted to pounds of nutrient per acre-inch. Also suitable for Spray Water Testing.
Nutrients, pH, Electrical Conductivity, Total hardness, Bicarbonates, Sodium, Total Dissolved Solids