How and when are the soil samples taken?

We schedule sampling campaigns during the growing season when there is no vegetation in the fields. This means early spring or after harvest in late summer/early fall. Our team will take soil samples using lightweight buggies such as golf carts to reach the sampling points. If you have enrolled in our program by Jan 31, your fields will be included in our spring sampling campaign which takes place from April 1st to April 15th. The number of samples we take from your farm will depend on the size of your farm and the distribution of soil types in your fields. Typically, we take at least 10 samples from each soil type in 2 representative fields.