852 W Wabash Ave, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 633-8885
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Consulting Packages & Prices

Informed Farmers Make Informed Decisions

“DBS is available to consult with us and train us, making our job much easier and way less stressful. They offer a wide range of help, including: analysis and recommendations to keep your soil at its peak; amendment regimens to prepare soil for the next crop; and identification of insect and fungal attacks.  Identifying plant diseases early and correctly has saved us from significant losses.  We’re fans!”
~ Bill and Hsueh-mei, Emerald Healing Humboldt


Get A Consulting Package To Grow Your Best Cycle

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PLANT. GROW. BLOOM. HARVEST

 

DBS TEST & SERVICES DESCRIPTIONS AND PRICES

Avoid crop loss and save money with our confidential expert guidance on amendments and farm management. Put your soil test results into practice while minimizing pests and disease. We help you with the science of agriculture so that you can focus on being a farmer.

SOIL: For help on gathering a soil sample check out our video How To Sample Soil video  

Full Nutrient Test$100

This gives you your basic plant available Macro and Micro nutrients at a soluble level.

  • Measures the basics: pH, EC, Organic Matter, Micros and Macros at a soluble level.
  • Need help reading your report? Includes comments by a Nationally Certified Soil Scientist
  • This is perfect when combined with our Nutrient Management Plan

 

Advanced Nutrient Test – $140.00

  • Measures the basics: pH, EC, Organic Matter, Micros and Macros at a soluble level.
  • Also reveals the nutrients that are getting bound and locked in your soil.
  • Need help reading your report? Includes comments by a Nationally Certified Soil Scientist
  • This is perfect when combined with our Nutrient Management Plan

Advanced Biological Panel – $300.00

  • Combat potential pathogens by keeping your beneficial biology in line
  • Identifies total and active fungi and bacteria, including nematodes and protozoa
  • Quantify – exact numbers of organisms in your soil or compost
  • Best when coupled with a Compost Tea Plan

Biological Quickie – $100

Ensure that your soil has the beneficial biology it needs to thrive

  • Includes a qualitative microscopy test to assess soil microbial health – general biological overview
  • If you need fast results, the turnaround time with a quickie is  2-3 days
  • If you need a more comprehensive panel, we suggest the Advanced Biological Panel

Sha-bang-bang​ – ​$150

This is a Full Nutrient Test with application rates that you need to balance key nutrient levels.

  • Includes: pH, EC, Organic matter panel, Soluble Macronutrients, Micronutrients
  • Also includes application rates for: Ca, Mg, K, and pH adjustment
  • Not necessary if you’re getting a Nutrient Management Plan
  • This test includes comments by a Nationally Certified Soil Scientist

Original Gardener ​-​ $200

This is an Advanced Nutrient Test with application rates that you need to balance key nutrient levels.

  • Includes: pH, EC, Organic matter panel, Soluble AND Total Macro &  Micro nutrients.
  • Not necessary if you’re getting a Nutrient Management Plan
  • Also Includes application rates for: Ca, Mg, K, and pH adjustment
  • This test includes comments by a Nationally Certified Soil Scientist

PLANTS/TISSUE: How to collect plant tissue sample video

What you can’t see can hurt you, your plants and ruin your season.

Test for pests and pathogens on incoming plants and throughout the season.

Pest I.D. – $150

Planting Season:Get all incoming clones and new plants tested to protect your farm before planting and be sure to monitor throughout the season.  

Grow/Bloom Season: Test suspicious plant material. Get confirmation or a second opinion on what you may have.  You don’t want to make a guess, make sure you know if you have a pest before it’s too late.

  • This includes pest ID, report, pest informational sheet, and extraction
  • Includes transport to UC Extension (if needed) for further identification

Pesticide Test – $250

Plant Season: Ensure the genetics that you are growing is clean before you grow them out. This is a must for incoming moms and babies.

  • Can identify up to 70 pesticides
  • Reveals minimal residual pesticide levels which are the detection limits.  (parts per billion)

Pathology – $300

Identifies any fungal, bacterial, or viral diseases that could be attacking your plants.

  • ​Assessment for plant diseases (Fungal, bacterial, viral) using microscopy and plating
  • Note: This is not a test for soil – you don’t need a pathology on your soil, your results would be inconclusive.

Plant Tissue Nutrient  – $115

Identifies any nutrient deficiencies or toxicities in your plant tissue before you see them. Avoid nutrient lockout so your plant can get all that it needs.

  • Measures plant nutrients, including Macronutrients: Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Nitrate, Phosphate; micronutrients: Iron, Copper, Manganese, Zinc
  • Combine with a Soil Test to ensure the available nutrients in the soil are getting to your plant.

WATER: How To Sample Water video link

It’s good to know what’s in your water before you feed it to you plants; hard water locks out nutrients, don’t take any chances.

Water Hardness – $40

  • Includes: pH, EC, Calcium, Magnesium
  • EPA water hardness designation

Complete Water test $115  

  • Includes: pH, EC; Macro and  Micro Nutrients
  • Includes EPA water hardness designation

 

PREVENTION IS PLANNING – CONSULTING AND PLANNING FOR A SUCCESSFULL SEASON

Pre-Plant Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) for planting – $300

  • We create a custom amendment blend, mixed and delivered to your door with a specialized app rate specific to your farm’s needs.
  • This is a must have before putting anything in the ground.

Top Dress Plan  (NMP) – $150

Give your plants the nutrient boost they need to complete the season healthy and strong.

  • We create a custom amendment blend, mixed and delivered to your door with a specialized app rate specific to your farm’s needs.
  • Maintain adequate nutrition throughout the season.
  • Gives your plants the nutrient boost they need to complete the season healthy and strong.

Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPM) – $500

  • Be proactive rather than reactive, protect your plants from unwanted pests using clean practices.
  • Use beneficial pests and companion plants to reduce pesticide use
  • Grow clean with the end product in mind

Compost Tea Plan = Beneficial Biology and Disease Prevention  (CTP)

  • Customized compost tea plan gives your plants the power to fight off fungal infections, rot or pathogens, and disease throughout the season.
  • If you have had diseases, like fusarium, in the past this is the plan for you.

Farm Plan/Site Visit Assessment Planning  **NEW REGULATION REQUIRED **

Farm efficiency – starts with a site visit to assess your specific farm practices that will make your farm run more efficiently, saving you costs in labor and giving you peace of mind.  

  • We work with your compliance consultant to help with operations planning
  • We create a farm plan that will streamline everything from shovel placements, EC meters, sitemaps.
  • Create protocols and standard operating procedures (SOP) for your farm practices
  • We will compile Safety Data Sheets for materials required by new regulation