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Example of Carbon Farm soil test comparison

Farmer NamePaddock Name - SALT BUSH
A [Sample number - 020918481] Carbon Certificate A-23/02/2010
Soil Sample Results Found
Kg/Ha
Desired
Kg/Ha
Surplus/Deficit
Kg/Ha
Nitrate  Nitrogen 43 mg/kg 43  Per crop 43 
Phosphorus  (Colwell) 60 mg/kg 60  100  -40 
Sulfate  Sulphur 4.8 mg/kg 4.8  40  -35.2 
Zinc 0.51 mg/kg 0.51  -4.49 
Copper 0.63 mg/kg 0.63  -4.37 
Iron 29 mg/kg 29  20 
Manganese 61 mg/kg 61  20  41 
Boron 1.1 mg/kg 1.1  2.5  -1.4 
Chloride 22 mg/kg 22  60  -38 
Calcium 4 meq/100 57.14  Ideal = 68% 800  1416  -616 
Magnesium 1.2 meq/100 17.14  Ideal = 12% 144  192  -48 
Potassium 1.7 meq/100 24.29  Ideal = 5% 663  132  531 
Sodium 0.07 meq/100 Ideal = < 3% 16.1  51  -34.9 
Aluminium 0.11 meq/100 1.57  Ideal = < 3% 0.01  -3.99 
pH - water 5.2
pH - Ca Cl2 4.5
Organic Carbon 1.2 %
Electrical Conductivity  0.13 dS/m
CaCO3 0
B [Sample number - 021097621] Carbon Certificate B-15/02/2011
Soil Sample Results Found
Kg/Ha
Desired
Kg/Ha
Surplus/Deficit
Kg/Ha
Nitrate  Nitrogen 26 mg/kg 26  Per crop 26 
Phosphorus  (Colwell) 44 mg/kg 44  100  -56 
Sulfate  Sulphur 6.4 mg/kg 6.4  40  -33.6 
Zinc 0.37 mg/kg 0.37  -4.63 
Copper 0.58 mg/kg 0.58  -4.42 
Iron 41 mg/kg 41  20  21 
Manganese 35 mg/kg 35  20  15 
Boron 1.2 mg/kg 1.2  2.5  -1.3 
Chloride 32 mg/kg 32  60  -28 
Calcium 5.5 meq/100 61.11  Ideal = 68% 1100  1652  -552 
Magnesium 1.8 meq/100 20  Ideal = 12% 216  224  -8 
Potassium 1.6 meq/100 17.78  Ideal = 5% 624  154  470 
Sodium 0.11 meq/100 1.22  Ideal = < 3% 25.3  60  -34.7 
Aluminium 0.1 meq/100 1.11  Ideal = < 3% 0.01  -4.99 
pH - water 5.6
pH - Ca Cl2 4.8
Organic Carbon 1.4 %
Electrical Conductivity  0.11 dS/m
CaCO3 0
Calcuim  to Magnesium 3.3333   

Definition: Soil fertility is measured by the amount of humus and by the quantity, balance and type of beneficial micro-organisms present in a soil, in combination with soil nutrients.

Classification Code:

Total Cation Exchange Capacity
A = 20 & >20 meq/100gm
B = 17.5 to <20 meq/100gm
C = 15 to <17.5 meq/100gm
D = 12.5 to <15 meq/100gm
E = 10 to <12.5 meq/100gm
F = 7.5 to <10 meq/100gm
G = 5 to < 7.5 meq/100gm
H = 2.5 to < 5 meq/100gm

Cation Fertility Ratio: (15% Variation to accepted Range on Ca, Mg, and 20% on K)
3 = Ca 58% to 78%
3 = Mg 10% to 14%
2 = K 4% to 6%
1 = Na <3%
1 = Al <3%
Total 10

Potassium to Magnesium 1.4167   
Total Soluble Salts (TSS) 386.1  kgs/ha
Total C.E.C meq/100g
C.E.C. Goal 12  meq/100g
          
Labile Pool 12  tonnes/ha
Inert Pool tonnes/ha
Slow Pool tonnes/ha
Total Carbon 12  tonnes/ha
Sequestered Carbon tonnes/ha
Paddock Rating G 2   
Calcuim  to Magnesium 2.2222   

Definition: Soil fertility is measured by the amount of humus and by the quantity, balance and type of beneficial micro-organisms present in a soil, in combination with soil nutrients.

Classification Code:

Total Cation Exchange Capacity
A = 20 & >20 meq/100gm
B = 17.5 to <20 meq/100gm
C = 15 to <17.5 meq/100gm
D = 12.5 to <15 meq/100gm
E = 10 to <12.5 meq/100gm
F = 7.5 to <10 meq/100gm
G = 5 to < 7.5 meq/100gm
H = 2.5 to < 5 meq/100gm

Cation Fertility Ratio: (15% Variation to accepted Range on Ca, Mg, and 20% on K)
3 = Ca 58% to 78%
3 = Mg 10% to 14%
2 = K 4% to 6%
1 = Na <3%
1 = Al <3%
Total 10

Potassium to Magnesium 0.8889   
Total Soluble Salts (TSS) 326.7  kgs/ha
Total C.E.C meq/100g
C.E.C. Goal 14  meq/100g
          
Labile Pool 14  tonnes/ha
Inert Pool tonnes/ha
Slow Pool tonnes/ha
Total Carbon 14  tonnes/ha
Sequestered Carbon tonnes/ha
Paddock Rating F 5   
TOTAL NUTRIENT EXCHANGE
Minimum 200 kgs/ha A B Applied/Removed Exchange
Ca 800 kg/ha 1100 kg/ha 1.68 kg/ha 298.32 kg/ha
Mg 144 kg/ha 216 kg/ha 0 kg/ha 72 kg/ha
K 663 kg/ha 624 kg/ha 21 kg/ha -60 kg/ha
Na 16.1 kg/ha 25.3 kg/ha 0 kg/ha -16.1 kg/ha
Al 0.01 kg/ha 0.01 kg/ha 0 kg/ha -1.68 kg/ha
  Total [HUMIFICATION] 292.54 kg/ha
  = 1.07 tonnes Carbon-e sequestered
+ 86.59 tonnes Carbon-e
GHG Emissions PREVENTED
= Total 87.66 tonnes Carbon-e
WATER HOLDING CAPACITY
  A B Change MM
Total C.E.C. 7 meq/100g 9 meq/100g 2 meq/100g 80 mm
BACTERIAL NITROGEN
  A B Applied/Removed Created
Nitrate  Nitrogen 43 kg/ha 26 kg/ha 88.2 kg/ha 71.2kg/ha

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