Soils and ESD Field Week in northern Minnesota

The Initial soil survey in northern Minnesota is nearing completion and the correlation of Forest Service mapping, in preparation for Soil Survey Geographic Database certification, has strengthened that traditional National Cooperative Soil Survey partnership.

Learn more about “Beneath the Ground” Minneapolis Institute of Arts

"The connection of linking soils to fine art may be a first in the country."

Soil Health in Minnesota

As world population and food production demands rise, keeping our soil healthy and productive is of paramount importance. So much so that we believe improving the health of our Nation’s soil is one of the most important conservation endeavors of our time.

USDA, partners usher in a new era in conservation

NRCS is accepting proposals for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program for state, regional and national conservation projects.

Soils training leads to State FFA soils champions

For the last several years, Joe Kristoff, Area Resource Soil Scientist in Marshall, Minnesota has been providing soils training to the local Westbrook Walnut Grove Future Farmers of America (FFA) Soil Team through their coach Linda Carter. 

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