1) How do I submit a sample to SGS
Sign up for a CONNECT SGS account (seed testing) or download the Sample Submission Form
2) When should I send my sample to SGS?
Seed samples should be submitted post harvest, after cleaning/processing and just prior to planting. Soil, tissue, feed, ingredient, water and companion animal samples are to be submitted on demand, with awareness there is no weekend courier delivery.
3) What volume of sample is required for testing?
For most sample types, refer to the sample submission form.
For seed products we recommend the following. Cereals: 250 grams / Corn & Pea: 500 grams / Grasses & Legumes: 150-200 grams / Pedigreed Seed Grade (Cereals & Pulses): 5.0 kgs / Varietal Confirmation: 250 grams / REGAL Phytosanitary Certificate: 1.0 kg
For Soil Pathology and Nutrient: 2 cups
4) What is a typical turn around for tests?
As each test is unique, please contact the local SGS lab for information.
5) How does SGS send me the test results?
You can access your results in our online software CONNECT SGS or Qlab. We also offer to email test results.
6) How do I contact client services or follow up on the test status?
There are many ways to reach us! You may create your inquiry in CONNECT SGS (seed testing), email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 1.800.952.5407 (Sherwood Park) or 1.800.837.1600 (Guelph) or text 1.587.801.1313.