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Soils Planners

Download or order the 2024 Soils Planner.

Cover of the 2024 Soils Planner.

The theme for the 2024 planner is Back to Basics. Soil properties and characteristics are basic to our understanding of how soils behave and their potential land uses. They are measured or inferred from direct observations in the field and laboratory. This soil survey information is important because it is used in soil interpretations, as predictors of soil behavior, and for classifying and mapping soils. This information is available to the public and is widely used for planning and land management.

This planner explores the following basic soil properties and characteristics: Parent Material, Redoximorphic Features, Rock Fragments, Color, Pores, Texture, Slope, Soil Organic Matter, Artifacts, Surface Fragments, Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity, and Electrical Conductivity.

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Previous Planners

Planners from 1999 to 2023 (link to Box)

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The 2024 Soils Planner Back to Basics is available from:

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Enter keyword: planner
Phone: 888-526-3227


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