Taking Soil Sample (IMAGE) American Society of Agronomy Caption Soil scientist Zachary Haverly digs soil samples for analysis on Mount Mitchell in western North Carolina. Credit Jennifer Knoepp Usage Restrictions For use with story only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.