Compost Testing

How To Order

  • Click the Red "Add to Cart" Button from the Test Page
  • Update the Quantity in the Shopping Cart to reflect the number of Samples that you are submitting
  • Proceed with your Order, Check Out and Process Payment
  • Print Two Copies of your Email Order Receipt - One for You, and One to Send with Your Order
  • You must download and fill out the corresponding testing and sample submittal forms from the links found below
  • Mail your Samples, your Printed Order and your Completed Forms to the Lab Address on the Forms
  • Do not put your paperwork in your sample bag or sample container


SAMPLE SUBMITTAL FORMS

COMPOST / HUMATE / MANURE SAMPLE SUBMITTAL
http://www.tpslab.com/images/PDFs/compost-humate-nonSTA-testing.pdf

USCC STA COMPOST
http://www.tpslab.com/images/PDFs/TPSL-compost-USCC-STA-COFC-form.pdf

For International Compost, use INTERNATIONAL SOIL IMPORT PERMIT
http://www.tpslab.com/images/PDFs/INTERNATIONAL-SOIL-PERMIT.pdf

DOCUMENTS

INFORMATIONAL PAPERS & REFERENCES
Other Information & Documents




  • Moisture
  • pH
  • Bulk Density
  • Porosity
  • Salinity
  • Total Organic Matter - (LOI – Loss On Ignition)
  • Total Carbon
  • Organic Matter (Humus Fraction)
  • C:N Ratio
  • Solvita ®
  • Compost Maturity / Stability Index
  • Particle Size (5/8” and 3/8”)
$111.00
  • Moisture
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Nitrate (NO3 – N)
  • Phosphate (PO4)
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Boron – as dry as-is lbs/ton
$99.00
  • Texture
  • % Organic Matter (Humus)
  • Carbonates (CO3)
  • pH
  • Salts (Electrical Conductivity
  • Nitrogen (NO3)
  • Na:Ca Ratio
  • Na:Mg Ratio
  • Phosphorus (P2O5) - Using Carbon Dioxide Extraction
  • Potassium - Using Carbon Dioxide Extraction
  • Sodium - Using Carbon Dioxide Extraction
  • Calcium - Using Carbon Dioxide Extraction
  • Magnesium - Using Carbon Dioxide Extraction
  • Potassium - Using Water Extraction
  • Sodium - Using Water Extraction
  • Calcium - Using Water Extraction
  • Magnesium - Using Water Extraction
$64.00
ALL OF THE TESTING from
  • Standard Compost Test
  • Compost Test of Complete Total Nutrients
  • Compost Test of Available Nutrients
  • $239.00
    % GERMINATION
    Seedling response using undiluted material and a 50 – 50 mix
    compared to control as well as relative growth.
    $40.00
  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Chromium
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Selenium
  • $224.00
    This is a Compost Test for the presence of Fecal Coliform
    Pass / Fail
    SHIP SAMPLE OVERNIGHT ON ICE
    $104.00
    ALL OF THE COMPOST TESTING FROM:
  • Standard Compost Test
  • Compost Test of Complete Total Nutrients
  • Compost Test of Available Nutrients
  • Compost Testing of Plant Response (Germination)
  • Compost Testing of Standard Metals Analyses
  • Compost Test for Fecal Coliform
  • SHIP SAMPLE OVERNIGHT ON ICE
    $572.00
    Content of compost
    $79.00
    Solvita® Compost Maturity / Stability Index
    $50.00, 7/$329.00, 11/$473.00, 21/$840.00
    Testing for Micronutrients:
    • Zinc (Zn)
    • Iron (Fe)
    • Copper (Cu)
    • Manganese (Mn)
    $50.00
    CDFA - California Department of Food and Agriculture
    Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program Registry
    includes pH
    $90.00
    C:N OF COMPOST AS A STAND-ALONE TEST
    $57.00
  • Moisture
  • Organic Matter
  • Total Nitrogen
  • Nitrate Nitrogen
  • Ammonia Nitrogen
  • Total Phosphorus
  • Total Potassium
  • Total Calcium
  • Total Magnesium
  • Total Sodium
  • Total Iron
  • Total Copper
  • Total Manganese
  • Total Zinc
  • Sulfate as SO4
  • Boron
  • Chloride
  • Conductivity
  • pH
  • C:N Ratio
  • Germination
  • Carbon Dioxide Evolution
  • Particle Size
  • Fecal Coliform
  • Heavy Metals:
    • Arsenic
    • Cadmium
    • Copper
    • Lead
    • Mercury
    • Molybdenum
    • Nickel
    • Selenium
    • Zinc
  • SHIP SAMPLE OVERNIGHT ON ICE
    $375.00, 7/$2,450.00, 11/$3,663.00, 21/$6,825.00
  • Moisture
  • Organic Matter
  • Conductivity
  • pH
  • Germination
  • Maturity/Stability Index
  • Particle Size
  • Fecal Coliform
  • Heavy Metals:
    • Arsenic
    • Cadmium
    • Copper
    • Lead
    • Mercury
    • Molybdenum
    • Nickel
    • Selenium
    • Zinc
  • SHIP SAMPLE OVERNIGHT ON ICE
    $220.00, 7/$1,540.00, 11/$2,255.00, 21/$3,990.00
  • Moisture
  • Organic Matter
  • Total Nitrogen
  • Nitrate Nitrogen
  • Ammonia Nitrogen
  • Total Phosphorus
  • Total Potassium
  • Total Calcium
  • Total Magnesium
  • Total Sodium
  • Total Iron
  • Total Copper
  • Total Manganese
  • Total Zinc
  • Sulfate as SO4
  • Boron
  • Chloride
  • Conductivity
  • pH
  • C:N Ratio
  • Germination
  • Maturity/Stability Index
  • Carbon Dioxide Evolution
  • Particle Size
  • Fecal Coliform
  • Heavy Metals:
    • Arsenic
    • Cadmium
    • Copper
    • Lead
    • Mercury
    • Molybdenum
    • Nickel
    • Selenium
    • Zinc
  • SHIP SAMPLE OVERNIGHT ON ICE
    $425.00, 7/$2,800.00, 11/$4,235.00, 21/$7,980.00
    ● Add testing for any of these additional micronutrients and elements to any Compost Test marked with ★
    $8.00, 7/$49.00, 13/$78.00, 21/$105.00
    When C:N is not included.
    $45.00
    Order this Testing for presence and quantity of Heavy Metals in Solid Samples:
    Soils, Compost, Fertilizer, Manure and Humate.
    Pick and choose the elements you want tested.
    $57.00
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