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Northern Iowa farmers show off their productive soils after using cover crops.


The Iowa NRCS Soils Program provides quality soil, geographic, and resources information, products, and services to internal and external customers.

Web Soil Survey

Web Soil Survey - Web Soil Survey provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world.

Iowa Soil Resources



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