Grid Soil Sampling

Grid soil sampling measures a variety of surface soil chemical properties.

Grid Sampling

Addresses Variability.

Grid soil sampling offers the most comprehensive understanding of soil variability across the entire field, enabling precise data-driven decisions. This approach ensures optimal resource allocation and improved yields, particularly beneficial in high and medium rainfall zones. Additionally, grid sampling supports site-specific management practices, enhancing long-term sustainability and productivity.

Choose the right tool for the job

Grid Soil sampling systematically collects soil samples across a paddock in a grid pattern. This approach involves dividing the paddock into a grid of equally spaced cell points (typically 2ha) and then collecting 8 sub samples from each grid cell. The samples are typically taken at 0-10cm and can be analysed for various soil properties such as nutrient levels, pH, organic matter content and texture.

4 Easy Steps

Grid Soil Sampling Plan
Lime Application Map
Prescription File

national fleet,

fast turnaround.

Our fleet of 19 UTV bike sampling units are located across Australia, which means prompt local service, and fast turnaround of data.

Our grid soil sampling service includes:

  • Soil sampling
  • Independent NATA accredited laboratory analysis
  • Results in 2 weeks from receipt at lab
  • Development of variable rate application maps
  • Provision of prescription files to suit any VR controller

Case Studies

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John Merrylees

INTRODUCTION John Merrylees is a cotton grower in Carathool, NSW. He is currently working approximately 1,000 Ha and building towards 2,000 Ha. He also runs 4,500 ewes and grows winter …

Rokebrand Pasture Study

Tim Rokebrand farms 560 hectares of gently undulating country near the Victoria/South Australian border. He was frustrated by the deteriorating pasture quality across the farm. He wanted more precise soil …

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