Discount Policy for Commercial Users

Prices Effective:  January 1, 2022

The UConn Soil Nutrient Analysis Laboratory offers a reduced price for soil samples submitted in bulk (10 or more) for only the Standard Nutrient Analysis (pH, Ca, Mg, K, P, micronutrients, sulfur, lead screening,cation exchange capacity,base saturation). The regular price of the Standard Nutrient Analysis is $15 per sample. The discount charge is $11 per sample.

To qualify for our discount price, the following requirements must be met:

  1. Ten (10) samples or more are submitted at one time.
  2. The samples are submitted from June 1st through March 15th. Bulk sample discounts are not valid from March 16th through May 31st because of high sample volume. Commercial vendors are especially encouraged to submit samples during the fall.
  3. Payment (check or money order) must accompany samples. We will not bill at the discount rate.
  4. Customer supplies sample submission bags/containers. Zipper lock sandwich bags are preferred.
  5. Label the outside of each bag with waterproof marker. Bags must be clearly labelel with a number corresponding to the submission form as 1,2,3,....10,11,12, etc. The bags may also contain up to a 12-character sampe ID. (The sample ID can be the chonoligical number) Please do not put the sample ID inside the bag.
  6. A sample submission form MUST accompany the samples. Full contact information only needs to be listed on first page but do include name on additional pages. Please look up and list Crop Codes. 

    Sample submission form for commercial lawn companies and landscapers..

    Sample submission form for agronomic samples (silage corn, hay and pasture), please click here.

    Sample submission form for commercial vegetables, fruits and field grown nursery crops.

  7. When more than ten samples are being submitted at one time, use the additional -sample sheet and re-number as needed.  For example, change 1, 2, 3 … 10, to 11, 12, 13 … 20, etc.

Please be advised, the UConn Soil Nutrient Analysis Lab will submit invoices for the remainder of the standard price for samples that are submitted without meeting these requirements (i.e., incomplete paperwork or un-numbered sample bags, no payment included.) Call us with any questions.