Compost Testing Services

Maximise Plant Value with Compost Testing

Optimise your compost production and plant growth with our comprehensive sample analysis designed for compost producers and growers. Gain insights to improve decision-making and foster sustainable practices.

Trusted by New Zealand Growers and Compost Producers

Compost Testing Kit
Optimised Composting Process

Optimised Composting Process

Produce Better Compost

Gain insights into the quality of your compost through comprehensive testing, enabling you to fine-tune the composting process and produce a nutrient-rich product for healthier plants.

Environmental Sustainability

Reuse Waste and Promote a Circular Economy

By testing compost quality, you promote a circular economy by ensuring the proper utilisation of organic waste materials, reducing landfill waste, and supporting sustainable agricultural practices

Customised Application Recommendations

Customised Application Recommendations

Tailoured Solutions for Maximum Impact

Receive personalised recommendations based on compost testing results, helping you determine the ideal application rates to optimise soil health and fertility, plant growth, and yield potential.

Compost Testing Suites

Composite Analysis

Comprehensive suite of tests that provide a holistic assessment of your sample.

Standard Compost Analysis

Standard Compost Analysis

Optimise Sustainability: Standard Compost Analysis. Smart Application for Eco-Friendly Choices
Measures: pH, Moisture, Total N, Total C, Organic Matter, P, K, S, Ca, Mg, Na, Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, B
When to test: Before application and after manufacturing.

Price: $105.00

Extra Analysis

Additional tests that can be added to a composite analysis for more detailed insights.

Heavy Metals in Compost

Heavy Metals in Compost

Ensure Compost Quality: Heavy Metals Analysis. Detect Potential Elevated Levels and Ensure Safe, Nutrient-Rich Compost
Measures: As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Zn
When to test: During the composting process and as quality control before application.

Price: $85.00

Get the results you need from ARL

Three easy steps. Easy to follow instructions.



Order your kit online, receive tools and instructions at your doorstep.



Collect your samples and send them to our lab for testing.



Get expert advice and answers to make the right decisions.

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Take charge of your farm’s success. Order your testing kit today for data-driven decisions and enhanced productivity.

About ARL

About ARL

Get the results you need with ARL

ARL is a testing laboratory offering a full range of analytical services in the agricultural space.

Our laboratory is unique within the industry, focusing on agriculture and environmental testing for our farmers, growers, and researchers.

We are dedicated to providing relevant information to our customers, allowing them to plan and manage as accurately as possible.

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