Our Location:
6 Sherman Place,
Unit 5102, Storrs, CT
phone: 860-486-4274
fax: 860-486-4562
email: soiltest@uconn.edu

Office Hours: 8:30am–4:30pm M–F, Closed Holidays

Directions to the Lab

Digging Deeper

Common Policy Premise on Link Between Soil and Crop Yield is Valid - To A Point

'Soil Probiotics' Promise, Bigger, Healthier Crops, But There's a Downside

Researchers Connect the Current Mix of Soil Bacteria to Climate Conditions from 50 Years Ago

Availability of Nitrogen to Plants is Declining as Climate Warms

Top Performing Soil Microbes Could Be Key to Sustainable Agriculture

Corn Variety Gets Nutrients from Bacteria, Potentially Reducing Need for Fertilizer

Mystery of Earth's Missing Nitrogen Solved

Root Exudates Affect Soil Stability, Water Repellency

Why Forest Soils Need To Be Managed

Soils Cannot Halt Climate Change

An Underestimated Threat: Land Based Polluntion With Microplastics

Climate Change: Soil Animals Cannot Explain Self-Reinforcing Effect

Farm Runoff and the Worsening Algae Plague

Farm Program No Match for Algae Plague

Warming Drives Unexpected Pulses of CO2 from Forest Soil, Study Shows

Soils Could Release More Carbon Than Expected as Climate Warms


Nanoparticle Fertilizer Could Contribute to New 'Green Revolution'


Changing Climate Changes Soils


Salt of the Earth


How Plant-Soil Feedback Affects Ecological Diversity


Agricultural ammonia emissions disrupt Earth's delicate nitrogen balance


New Research Finds Climate Solutions in the Soil


Earth's soils could play a key role in locking away greenhouse gases


Fertilizer applied to fields today will pollute water for decades


A new role for Vitamin B6 in plants - regulating nitrogen


How Blue and Green Clays Kill Bacteria


No Crap: Missing 'Mega Poop' Starves Earth


Did Dust Bowl Ravages end in the 1940s? New study says no.


Plant Defense Hormones Help Sculpt Root Microbiome


Nitrogen Cycling Varies by Ecosystem


The Next Big War Might Be Over Phosphorus


Threats to Soil Productivity Threaten Food Security


2015 is International Year of Soils


Soils could keep contaminants in wastewaster from reaching groundwaters, streams


Earthworms, ants, termites: The real engineers of the ecosystem


How will climate change affect soil microbes and in turn, carbon cycling?


Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers


6-18-14 Hurricane Sandy and the Mapping of Coastal Soils: What can we learn?

Lead Abatement a Wise Public Health Investment


Study Challenges Soil Testing for Potassium and the Fertilizer Value of Potassium Chloride


Civilizations Rise and Fall on the Quality of their Soil


Clay May Have Been Birthplace of Life on Earth, New Study Suggests


New Soil Testing Kit for Third World Countries


Fertilizers Provide Mixed Results to Soil in 50 Year Study


Being Dirty: The Benefits of Being (Relatively) Filthly


Phosphorus Pollution Causing Toxic Algal Blooms Nationwide

The Story of Soil

Soil and Health Library on the Web

Erosion of Topsoil a Growing Problem


Global Warming Threat Seen in Fertile Soil of Northeastern U.S. Forests