Measure so you can manage: Soil Tests

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Did you know Geelong Compost take hundreds of soil and compost samples every year?

This gives us bulk buying power at our preferred lab and it also means we’re able to offer a full nutrient soil test service for $199.00.


This includes our trained staff collecting the sample for the paddock or property, preparing it and sending it to SESL labs in NSW. It includes, carbon and organic matter contents, major and trace elements, pH and cation exchange capacity.

A few weeks later we’ll catch up in person and help interpret the results and discuss and ongoing management plan to assist in your soil health. If you’re on a site and worried about contamination we can include our optional contaminant test which covers It covers a suite of nine heavy metals (As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb, Se, Zn) organochlorine pesticides and PCBs. We can also test for asbestos.