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Laboratories that Analyze for Pesticide Residue in Soil, Water, and Plant Samples

July 15, 2003

Richard Zollinger, Extension Weed Specialist at North Dakota State University has compiled this list in response to many inquiries where soil and plants samples can be sent to analyze for pesticide residues from drift or unintentional application. The following are some possibilities. Contact each company about specific compounds for testing.

A & L Great Lakes Lab
3505 Conestoga Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(219) 483-4759
Agvise Laboratories
Northwood, ND
(701) 587-6010
Analytical Laboratory
McCall Hall, PO Box 173620
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
406 994-3383
Heidi Hickes developed the most sensitive test available for Oust.
Animal Disease Lab
9732 Shattuc Road, Centralia, IL 62801-5858
(618) 532-6701
APT Labs Inc.
1050 Spring Str., Wyomissing, PA 19610
610 375-3888
Harris Laboratories
621 Rose Street, P.O. Box 80837, Lincoln, NE 68501
(402) 476-2811
Hazelton Environmental Services
525 Science Drive, Madison, WI 53711
(608) 232-3300
Midwest Laboratories
13611 B Street, Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 334-7770
Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories, Inc.,
326 Center Street, New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-8517
Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories, Inc.
1411 South 12th Street, Bismarck, ND 58504
(800) 279-6885, (701) 258-9720
NDSU Diagnostic Lab
206 Waldron Hall, NDSU 58105
(701) 231-7854
For Pursuit (soil) and glyphosate (foliage) only. For glyphosate residue, fee is $325/sample, with a $50/sample discount for multiple samples submitted at one time. Glyphosate residues can be detected to 0.05 ppm which is lower than the 0.1 ppm threshold.
Olson Biochem Labs
PO Box 2170 134 ASC, Brookings, SD 57007-1217
(605) 688-6171, Fax (605) 688-6295
Professional Service Industries
4820 West 15th Street, Lawrence, KS 66049
(800) 548-7901

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