Innovation For Farming

Meeting Soil Quality Needs

Creative Composting

Quality and Best Use Characterization

Definitive Studies

Biodegradation of Xenobiotics


Behind New CEO Rebecca Harvey, Woods End Laboratories Plans to Set the Bar Even Higher for Agricultural Soil Testing

“It’s a total game changer.” That’s how Rebecca Harvey, Ph.D., and CEO of Woods End Laboratories, describes the impact of the agricultural soil health testing company’s recent relocation from Mount Vernon, Maine, to Augusta, Maine – a move that will triple its...

Enhanced Soil Health with Solvita in Maine Potatoes with Compost and Crop Rotations

A recently published long-term crop study by Maine USDA-ARS highlights the positive benefits of prior compost applications and soil-improving crop rotations on potato yield and soil quality. As part of full soil microbiological assessment, Solvita was used for CO2...

African soil study spotlights Solvita basal method for detecting management changes

A new study conducted in Africa evaluates Solvita vs other soil health tests for assessing the reversal of soil degradation.  Paired fields in Ethiopia (23 farms), Kenya (23 farms), and Tanzania (13 farms) were assessed by a participatory approach where farmers and...