2015 NCSS National Conference

The 2015 NCSS National Conference will be held June 7-11 in Duluth, Minnesota. Registration, lodging information, and a draft agenda have been posted, along with a call for presentations.

New Video

A new video titled “How To Sample Bulk Density In The Field” is now available. It was produced in cooperation with the University of Nebraska - Extension. Click here for the direct link.

Soil Health Literature

"The Science Behind Healthy Soil: NRCS' Soil Health Literature Review Project" webinar, presented January 13, 2015, is available on-demand here.

*UPDATED* Illustrated Guide to Soil Taxonomy

This Guide provides an initial understanding and insight into soil classification. It is a highly illustrated derivative product of the 12th Edition of the Keys to Soil Taxonomy presenting soil classification to the great group level. Version 1.1 is now available.

NRCS to celebrate International Year of Soils in 2015

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations designated next year for celebrating and spreading awareness for soil.

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