2.10 - Soil testing laboratories

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A list of National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratories in Australia – part of the Australasian Soil and Plant Analysis Council (ASPAC) proficiency testing program.

Producers looking to use NATA-accredited laboratories can access the website www.nata.com.au and follow the steps below.

  • On entry, go to ‘Facilities & Labs’, then to ‘Facilities List by Field’, then to ‘Chemical Testing’, then to ‘Soils’ and finally 'agricultural'.
  • This will open a page that provides a list of laboratories with services performed, addresses and contact details.

The limits described in Tool 2.8 apply to tests performed by accredited laboratories using procedures as defined by the ASPAC proficiency testing program. Please check the accreditation status of your normal soil testing providers.