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Publication #SL135

Producer Soil Test Form1

Rao S. Mylavarapu, William d'Angelo, and Nancy Wilkinson2

This document is the Producer Soil Test Form (SL135) used by the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The sheet gives details about collecting samples and testing fees. To download the form, visit

The Producer Soil Test Form must accompany soil samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory by Florida agricultural producers when requesting any of the following tests:

  1. Standard Soil Fertility Test (includes pH, P, K, Ca, Mg and also lime and fertilizer recommendations for selected crops.)

  2. pH and Lime Requirement

  3. Micronutrients (Cu, Mn, and Zn.)

  4. Organic Matter

  5. Electrical Conductivity

* Please note that crop code selections are limited to five per sample.

Florida homeowners and small scale producers should use the Landscape and Vegetable Garden Information Sheet (SL 136).



This document is SL135, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2000. Revised February 2009, November 2013, August 2019, and August 2020. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.


Rao S. Mylavarapu, professor, Department of Soil and Water Sciences; William d'Angelo, lab manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; and Nancy Wilkinson, assistant manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.