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The Lab is in process of obtaining a permit to handle foreign soils.

Equipment Updates

Combustion Analyzer Inoperable for Liquids

There is no estimated date of repair at this time. The affected tests are: Total Nitrogen and Total Carbon. We apologize for this inconvenience.


Our new IC is Down

There is no estimated repair date yet.

Our currently offered IC methods for chloride and sulfate are available. Additional anion methods will be offered soon.

FTIR Microscope

The Lab is excited to develop a method to offer microplastic testing. More information is coming soon. Please contact the lab if you have a specific project in mind.

updated: 9-14-23

Please Note Holiday Closure Information:

The Lab will be closed

  • Nov. 10, 2023 in observance of Veterans Day
  • Nov. 23-24, 2023 in observance of Thanksgiving

updated: 8-8-23

Many tests are subject to approximately 4 weeks turnaround.

If you need your results quicker, we can accommodate rush requests for additional charges. Please contact the lab if you need this service.

Thank you.

~ Aug 30, 2022
(Updated: Aug 8, 2023)

New Procedure:

A DocuSign signature is required in order to submit your samples. Nothing in creating the order has changed. Please follow prompts and you will be directed for your electronic signature. Thank you.

June 16, 2023

The UC Davis Analytical Laboratory is a core support facility of the UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

The laboratory is located in Hoagland Hall with a Sample Receiving area in nearby Hoagland Annex.

The laboratory performs analyses on selected chemical constituents of soil, plant, water and waste water, and feed in support of agricultural and environmental research.

For new clients, please note the drop-down menu under “Lab Information” which contains an “Order Completion Help” section to help guide you in creating a work order. Also helpful under the “Lab Information” drop-down menu is the “Methods of Analysis” section which provides brief descriptions of our current methods.

Please feel free to contact the lab with any questions.

UC Davis Analytical Lab
University of California Davis, California
Phone: (530) 752-0147
Fax: (530) 752-9892
Email: [email protected]

Receiving Hours: 8am - 5pm M - F,
except University holidays
Sample Receiving Area: Hoagland Annex,
Phone: 530-752-0266

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