• Managing Alaska Soils

      Jahns, Thomas R. (University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08)
      This publication is for the gardener who wants to gain a more thorough understanding of soil basics, including soil components, texture, structure, water permeability and chemistry. There is also information on soil fertility and plant nutrients.
    • Factors to Consider in Selecting a Soil Testing Lab

      Jahns, Thomas R. (University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05)
      This factsheet provides guidelines for selecting which tests one should use and finding soil testing laboratories that perform those tests. It is a fantastic tool for Alaskans as it highlights available options for tests, types of tests and testing facilities. Laboratory contact information is included.
    • Soil Sampling

      Smeenk, Jeff (University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05)
      This publication gives step-by-step instructions for sampling soil on your property. It gives the why, where and how of sampling, along with information necessary for having a sample analyzed.