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Texas Soil Survey

Soil scientists, in accordance with OSHA regulations, wearing hard hats in a soil pit.


Alan Stahnke, State Soil Scientist
Phone:  254-742-9857

The Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region 9

The Texas State Soil Survey Office is responsible for the distribution of technical soil services, and for assisting both government agencies and private citizens in understanding and applying soil information.

The Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region Office 9 (MO-9) as part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey Program, provides quality assurance for most of Texas and parts of Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.


Levi Steptoe, Soil Survey Regional Director
Phone:  254-742-9830