Soil Sampling Videos: How to Sample Properly for Orchards and Vineyards

Posted by David Doll  /   September 23, 2013  /   Posted in Almond, General, Pistachio, Walnut  /   3 Comments

Here are four videos demonstrating how to sample soils from orchards and vineyards correctly. Each video covers a different aspect of the soil sample.

  1. Discusses how to determine where to sample
  2. Walks through the differing soil sampling equipment
  3. Taking the samples within the orchard
  4. Preparing the samples for submission to a lab.

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About David Doll

David Doll is a University of California Cooperative Extension nut crop pomology farm advisor for Merced County.


  1. Richard Stephens October 2, 2013 9:09 am Reply

    Excellent videos

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