Soil Testing  Lab. Experiment

  1. Go to Soil and Water Testing  Lab home page and find the reference on how to do analysis for Organic Matter.
  2. Turn in a report on how to collect soil samples and explain how  the soil and water testing lab will analyze   the sample for organic matter.
  3. Explain the importance of organic matter in controlling erosion.
  4. Explain how the Soil and Water Testing  Lab will analysis a soil sample for texture analysis and water content and why a farmer would have his soil analysised for these characteristics.
  5. Search the internet including NMSU for information on soil testing. and list the links and a description of each link.