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Introduction to using the USDA NRCS Web Soil Survey

Jake Overgaard

Learn more about your soils

In this Farmbyte, we're sharing:


USDA NRCS Web Soil Survey
This is the link to the tool featured in the USDA how-to video. The USDA Web Soil Survey provides basic information on soils to help you determine their suitable uses and understand how to best manage them. You can create a report to save or print by adding reports to your 'shopping cart,' there is no actual charge.

About the Web Soil Survey
A brief guide to using the Web Soil Survey from UMN Extension. (PDF 5MB)

Soil Management Series
Find basic information on soil science, soil biology, and practical management recommendations for making improvements from UMN Extension.


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