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Agricultural analytics
Test methods for agricultural operations

As a reliable service partner for agricultural operations and orchards, as well as market gardens, agricultural analytics is fully aligned with practice.
The focus is on nutrient examinations of soil samples. Comprehensive test series offer generous lab capacities and modern analytics equipment.
Our lab is certified by DAkkS for selected physical, physical-chemical and chemical examinations of soils according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018.

Agricultural analytics
Examinations on the soil properties

Our services

Determination of nutrient contents accessible to plants according to VDLUFA methods


  • Determination of the soluble mineral nitrogen (Nmin)
  • Determination of the soluble mineral sulphur (Smin)
  • Basic soil examination (pH-value, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium)
  • Fertilisation demand determination for the most important fruit types in farming and for grassland with the help of the BESyD program of the Sächsische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft (Saxon state institute for agriculture)
  • Determination of organic carbon by combustion and gas analytics (humus)
  • Examinations on the soil properties (fine share, clay share, finger sample, particle size distribution by screening and sedimentation), classification according to DIN 4220 and USDA (DIN ISO 11277 : 2002-08)

PlantsQuality parameters in harvest samples


  • Moisture and oil content with near infra-red spectrometry in rapeseed
  • Moisture and raw protein with near infra-red spectrometry in wheat and barley grain
  • Raw protein according to Kjeldahl (ICC standard no. 105/2)
  • Raw protein according to DUMAS (elementary analytics)
  • Determination of the case number according to Hagberg-Perten as value of the alpha-amylase activity (ICC standard no. 107)
  • Grain-physical examinations such as thousand seed weight, hectolitre weight, sorting
  • Determination of the ash of grain and ground products (ICC standard no. 104/1)
  • Determination of the germination capacity of grains by germination bed methods or tetrazolium methods


Examination of plant samples and regrowing raw materials


  • Determination of macro and micro nutrients in plants


Order forms can be found in our download section.


We accept samples from monday to friday from 7.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Your contact persons

Ulrike Laue

Agricultural Analytics

+49 34292 863-660

Dr. Kai Naumann

Head of Division Analytics

+49 34292 863-600

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