1. To promote the free communication and exchange of information and research requirements between members and other agencies.
  2. To implement sampling programs and laboratory procedures designed to improve analytical accuracy and comparability of results.
  3. To promote the concept of laboratory analysis as a basis for management decision-making in crop and animal production, land use and environmental management.
  4. To provide professional recommendations relative to the development of legislative guidelines, and use and implementation of analytical results within our climatic and geographic areas.