The Importance of Soil Sampling for Growing Blueberries (Video)


J Stevens of the LSU AgCenter talks about the importance of soil sampling in this video. According to Stevens, it is important to get a representative sample of soil in the area where your blueberry plant roots are going to be.

Click on the image above and watch the video for more information. Also read Instructions for Taking a Soil Test  and Soil Testing Laboratories for information about how retrieve soil samples for testing and how to select a lab to test your samples. Contact your local Cooperative Extension Service office for information specific to your area.

This video also is available on the LSU AgCenter website.


Soil Testing Information for the United States (click on the links below for soil testing information by state, U.S. territory and Washington D.C.).


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J Stevens, subject matter expert, LSU AgCenter

Craig Gautreaux, video, LSU AgCenter

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Denise Attaway, LSU AgCenter