UMass Extension Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management

The overall objective of the Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management project is to develop and promote practical, innovative, and affordable solutions to issues related to soil fertility and nutrient management in the Commonwealth and beyond. This is accomplished through applied laboratory and field research used to support ongoing extension and outreach activities. The primary outreach vehicle for the project is the Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory which offers affordable analytical testing of soil, plant tissue, compost, and soilless greenhouse media.

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Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

August 1, 1983


United States

Program Director: 

John Spargo

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Program Contact: 

John Spargo

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Center for Agriculture/UMass Extension

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