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Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Nicholas County Office
715 Main Street, Suite 100
Summersville, WV 26651-1431

Phone: 304-872-7898
Fax: 304-872-7895
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Soil Testing

To obtain a good soil sample, please follow these Soil Sampling instructions . More information on How to take a good soil sample.

You may download your Soil Test Form here.

Mail sample and form to: WVU SOIL TESTING LABORATORY, AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE BUILDING, PO BOX 6108, MORGANTOW, WV 26506. Contact , Fayette/Nicholas County Extension Agent if you have questions when you receive your results.

Buying a house is, for most people, the largest investment of their lives. Therefore, it is important to know about the soil characteristics that make a site suitable for home construction or that may cause problems on an established homesite. Before you build or buy a home, conduct a Soil/Site Review.