Taking Soil Sample (image) American Society of Agronomy Share Print E-Mail 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. Share Print E-Mail 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.