Office of the Regional Soils Laboratory
The Regional Soils Laboratory is a unit of the Regional Integrated Agricultural Laboratories Division of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office Cordillera Administrative Region. It provides services in testing soil as basis of fertilization guide to farmers and other stakeholders.
To provide timely and effective fertilizer recommendation based on prompt and accurate soil test result for the use of individual farmer to help increase his crop production and income.
To deliver responsive, efficient and eco-friendly service to farmers and other clientele with the highest levels of knowledge, professionalism, honesty and integrity.
Mandates & Functions
Soil analysis is a valuable tool in determining the fertility status of the soil and the necessary inputs required for efficient and economic production. A proper soil test will help ensure the application of enough fertilizer to meet the requirements of the crop while taking advantage of the nutrients already present in the soil.
The laboratory conducts test for texture , pH, organic matter content, available phosphorous and available potassium in soil. Analysis is done to determine the fertility status of the soil which serves as the basis of recommending the right kind and amount of fertilizer to apply at the right time. Addition of lime is also recommended, if necessary.
Who May Avail of the Service?
• Other clientele
Requirements to be submitted:
1. One (1) kilogram air-dried soil sample with the following information:
• Name of farmer/client
• Location of sample source
• Farm area
• Date and time of sample collection
• Crop/s to be planted
2. Duly filled-up request form
Schedule of Availability of Service:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The fee to be paid is dependent on the type of test to be performed:
**Note: Soil analysis with fertilizer recommendation is free for farmers
How to Avail of the Service
Soil Analysis (Analytical Method)
Present official receipt of payment prior to the release of test result and acknowledge receipt thereof in the logbook.
Accomplish client satisfaction feedback form.
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