Whitetail Deer Food Plots Soil Testing Information For Canadians
Here are some resources and phone numbers if you are looking to run a soil test for your Whitetail or Mule Deer Food Plot

Alberta Soils and Animal Nutrition Laboratory. 905 O.S. Longman Building, 6909-116 Alberts St., Edmonton AB, T6H 4P2 780 427-2727

Exova (Nor-west Labs). 7217 Roper Road., Edmonton AB, T6B 3J4; 708 438 5522 or 800-661-7645; www.exova.ca

Soil Foodweb Canada Ltd. www.soilfoodweb.ca 285 Service Rd. Box 420, Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0, 403-485-6981. Soil chemistry analysis, as well as compost, compost tea and tissue analysis.


Agrichem Analytical 409 Stewart Rd. Saltspring Island, BC V8K 1Y6; Ph: 250-538-1712; www.agrichem.ca info@agrichem.ca

M.B. Laboratories Ltd. Mail: P.O. Box 2103 Sidney, BC, V8L 3S6, Location: 2062 Henry Ave. West Sidney, BC, V8L 5Y1; Ph: 250-656-1334 Fax: 250-656-0443: mblabs@pacificcoast.net www.mblabs.com

Exova (Nor-west Labs) 104, 19575-55A Ave. Surrey, BC, V3S 8P8; 604-514-3322 or 800-889-1433; www.bodycotetesting.com

Pacific Soil Analysis Unit #5, 11720 Voyageur Way, Richmond, BC, V6X 3G9. 604-273-8226


Manitoba Provincial Soil Testing Lab. Dept. of Soil Sciences, Room 262, Ellis Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2. 204 474-9257


NB Agricultural Lab. NB Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development, Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1. 506-453-2666 or 888-622-4742


Soil Plant and Feed Laboratory. Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods, Provincial Agriculture Building, Box 8700, Brookfield Road, St. John's NF, A1B 4J6. 709-729-6638; www.nr.gov.nl.ca/agric/prog_serv/soil_land/pdf/soilpflab.pdf


Nova Scotia Agriculture, Laboratory Services, Box 550176 College Road, Harlow Institute, 902-893-7444, www.gov.ns.ca/agri/qe/labserv/


A & L Canada Laboratories East, Inc. 2136 Jetstream Rd., London, ON, N5V 3P5. 519-457-2575

Accutest Laboratories. 146 Colonnade Rd., Unit 8, Nepean, ON, K2E 7Y1. 613-727-5692

Agri-Food Laboratories. 503 Imperial Rd., Guelph, ON, N1H 6T9. 519 837-1600 or 800 265-7175

FoReST Soils Laboratory at Lakehead University. 955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1. 807-343-8639. soilslab@lakeheadu.ca. www.lucas.lakeheadu.ca/forest/

Nutrite (division of Fertichem Inc.). In Ontario or west, 1 Chandaria place unit 5, Kitchener, ON. 519-895-4237

Royal Botanical Gardens. Box 399, Hamilton, ON L8N 3H8. 905-527-1158

Soil and Nutrient Laboratory. University of Guelph, 95 Stone Rd. W., Guelph, ON N1H 2W1. 519-767-6226. www.uoguelph.ca/labserv

Stratford Agri Analysis Inc. 1131 Erie St., Box 760, Stratford, ON, N5A 6W1. 519-273-4411 or 800-323-9089. www.stratfordagri.com


P.E.I. Soil and Feed Testing Lab. P.O. Box 1600, Research Station, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N3. 902-368-5631; www.gov.pe.ca/af/soilfeed/index.asp Will give organic results, if requested.


Nutrite (division de Fertichem Inc.). Rheaume CP129, St-Michel, QC. 450-454-1990 560.

Soil Test Lab. Room MS2-099, Macdonald-Stewart Building, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21.111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, PQ, H9X 3V9.

La Coop fédérée et Agridirect, 604, Place Trans-Canada, Longueuil PQ J4G 1P1. Téléphone : 450 674-5271. Télécopieur : 450 674-5277



Dr. Judy McFarlen www.diydeerfoodplots.com/ Veterinarian, Alberta Rancher, and publisher of Deer Food Plots Made Easy, Dr. Judy McFarlen has helped a large number of novice and experienced deer food plotters establish and improve their whitetail deer food plots.

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