The CCE Albany County Horticultural Lab will not be accepting plant, insect, or soil samples from Nov. 30, 2020 to Mar. 1, 2021. Please send your gardening questions and/or pictures for identification to email@example.com or call the Gardening Hotline at 518-765-3514 and leave a message.
Dairy One/Agro1 Lab is accepting soil samples for pH and nutrient testing.They prefer the soil testing samples be mailed directly to them.Please order the testing kit from their website https://dairyone.com/product-category/kits/or via phone800-344-2697. You will then receive the testing kit and form to submit.
Cooperative Extension of Albany County is your resource for
information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant
care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and
so much more! We offer free or low-cost gardening classes and tours all
year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a
Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.
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At the present time we are unable to offer soil testing at CCE Albany, however, Dairy One/Agro1 Lab is accepting soil samples for pH and nutrient testing...
Last updated November 25, 2020