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Can I use my extech pH60 meter to measure soil pH if so how? I included a link to the meter.

Extech pH 60

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Take a soil sample and mix it with distilled water. The most common ratio used for soil-water pH is 1:1 soil:water. Stir the soil and solution and wait 15 minutes to 1 hour to set the slurry. Measure the pH (check the temperature first).

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  • $\begingroup$ In the video below it says to do 1:2 (1 part soil 2 parts distilled water) which is correct? youtu.be/int0FevLw8I $\endgroup$ – Rick T Mar 31 '15 at 23:18
  • $\begingroup$ There is more sampling method. Ratio 1:2 is often used for soils containg high amount of organic material. Also electrolyte solutions (instead of DI water) are used. For detailed info please see academia.edu/3326561/… $\endgroup$ – Jaroslav Kotowski Apr 1 '15 at 6:29
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Here's a great video showing how to do this In the video below it says to do 1:2 (1 part soil 2 parts distilled water) https://youtu.be/int0FevLw8I

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