Agronomic Crops


Collecting Samples for Agricultural Irrigation Water Quality Testing

Publication Date

Summer 8-11-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1084


Irrigation water naturally contains organic and inorganic compounds that influence plant health, soil health and structure, and irrigation system longevity. This article will help agricultural irrigation users (in particular row crop and vegetable farmers, specialty crop growers, and turfgrass managers) understand how to collect a representative water sample based on water resource type and prepare it for shipment to the laboratory for analyses.

Publication Type

Short Communication


Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

agricultural producers, vegetable farmers, row crop producers, livestock producers, sod producers, turf grass managers

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