“Improving Growth with Science and Technology Since 1976”
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COVID-19 UPDATE
As of now all 4 of our locations are open and in full operation. We are taking precautions to ensure the safety of our employees and our customers.

Serving the agricultural industry since 1976, Waters Agricultural Laboratories is one of the largest and well-equipped privately owned labs in the nation.

Our Commitment to You

To provide timely, accurate analytical data allowing you to make sound agronomic decisions.  We are dedicated to providing superior laboratory services second to none and our experienced and knowledgeable staff is here to help you make the most of your lab analysis. Now with 4 fully operational laboratories to serve you, we invite you to improve your growth…with science!

Our Services

  • Soil Analysis

    Our bedrock service is soil testing. We have several analysis packages from which to choose. All packages…

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  • Plant Analysis

    Hidden plant hunger is not an excuse for poor yields when you can use plant testing to detect growth…

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  • Nematode Analysis

    Nematodes can destroy a crop’s potential and result in low yields when left untreated. There are many…

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  • Precision Agriculture Services

    We analyze your samples and map the data from your GIS coordinates using the most popular mapping packages. In…

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  • Water Analysis

    When you need to know the contents of your water, there is only one way to find out…Water Analysis!…

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  • Fertilizer & Lime Analysis

    Quality control is critical in the fertilizer industry. We offer AOAC methods and 24-48 hour turnaround time. Raw materials,…

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  • Feed Analysis

    Mixed feeds, hays, and silage’s. Know what you’re feeding. Fast and accurate results. Member AAFCO.

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  • Cotton Petiole

    The Program That Fine Tunes Cotton Production

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  • Manure/Sludge Analysis

    Packages are available to determine land application feasibility. You should be aware of the content of your…

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  • Food Safety

    Waters Lab is ISO 17025 Accredited. Our Food Safety services include Microbiological and Pesticide analysis of irrigation water, fruits,…

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  • Pesticide/Herbicide Residue

    The analysis of fertilizers and raw materials as a quality control measure is our specialty. Soil and plant residue…

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  • Microbiology

    Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc. uses AOAC, Standard or EPA test methods that are ISO/IEC 17025 accredited, and state of…

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  • Mycotoxin/Aflatoxin Detection

    We can assay feed or grains for the following: Aflatoxin, T-2 Toxin, Vomitoxin, and Zearalenone.

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  • Heavy Metals

    When you need to know!!! We test for them all… from Aluminum to Zinc.

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  • Onion Program

    We offer our Soil, Water, Nematode, Tissue analysis services with a Pungency Test to verify the “sweetness” of your…

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  • LabTalk Online

    Probably the best analytical data management tool available for dealers and growers alike. Lab-Talk 2000 gives you unmatched…

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  • Soil Health Testing

    What is Soil Health? Soil Health means different things depending on who you ask. Generally, it is an overall…

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  • Hemp Testing

    Hemp can be grown as a renewable source for raw materials that can be incorporated into thousands of products….

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  • Beer Spoilage Analysis

    Beer and Agriculture Beer is an important agricultural commodity . Brewers rely on farmers for their ingredients, and farmers…

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Latest Articles

New Location In The Delta!
July 05,2019

Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of our 4th laboratory in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Vicksburg is centrally located in the heart of the Delta.  This will give…

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Soil Health Test
September 25,2018

What is Soil Health? Soil Health means different things depending on who you ask. Generally, it is an overall rating of the total health of the soil, considering biological,…

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The Importance of Soil Sampling
September 08,2016

Late fall and early winter are the optimum times for soil sampling. Sampling this time of year allows farmers to prepare for upcoming crops. Fall and winter soil sampling…

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The Importance of Tissue Sampling
July 05,2019

IS PLANT SAMPLING IMPORTANT? YES, it has been estimated that 20-30% of your crops potential yield is lost due to fertilizer deficiencies.  A good plant sampling program could detect…

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