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Soil Nitrate Testing

SoilScan by 360 Yield

Don't guess how much nitrogen you have in your soil, know. The FarmQA SoilScan (by 360 Yield) is a portable soil testing system that lets you accurately test nitrate nitrogen availability and soil pH right in your field, in about 5 minutes.

Picture of a SoilScan Nitrate Testing system

Nitrate leaching

Nitrate leaching is a natural event and occurs when the Nitrate leaves the soil in drainage water. Combined with the FarmQA AquaSpy to determine the depth of the watering event, the SoilScan can determine the amount of Nitrate left in the soil, so you can fertilize with precision.

Picture of healthy crops with correct amount of nitrogen applied

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The SoilScan gives you accurate soil nitrate analysis, base on parts per million, in just five easy steps:

  1. Take a soil sample from your field (using FarmQA line of soil samplers)
  2. Place two scoops of soil into a cup and place in the mixing station
  3. Mix the soil and distilled water into a slurry
  4. Analyze the soil
  5. Use your favorite calculator to calculate the nitrate you need

In 5 minutes you will have the results you need.

Picture of an hourglass illustrating that SoilScan offers 5 minute nitrate testing

Accurate results

98% of the SoilScan machines have passed the Agricultural Laboratory Proficiency (ALP) program, giving them the same accuracy as traditional labs.

Additionally, SoilScan results show up in FarmQA Controller, giving you access to your results anytime and anywhere.

Screenshot of SoilScan nitrate testing results in FarmQA Controller