Trends in prime farmland for 1982-2017, at 5-year intervals, by land type and state based on the National Resources Inventory (NRI). Data can be filtered, graphed, mapped, and downloaded by state, year, land type (e.g., cropl...
Data and Reports
Articles, reports, and help files published by the National Water and Climate Center and the Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program.
New data visualization tools are now available. Users can graph, map, and download customized datasets based on practices applied through NRCS programs and survey data on land use, soil erosion, and prime farmland from the National Resources Inventory (NRI).
NRCS is required to report on the progress of RCPP projects.
A convenient resource for soil conservation professionals and students of the history of conservation.
Report Generator is a web application developed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) National Water and Climate Center (NWCC). It uses long-term snowpack, precipitation, reservoir, streamflow, and soils data from a variety of quality-controlled sources to create reports.
The National Water and Climate Center provides a number of predefined reports, using the online tools it administers for the Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program.
This report examines historical expenditures on 32 conservation programs administered by the NRCS, Farm Service Agency (FSA), and their predecessor agencies.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8 million in four partnerships to support and expand measurement and monitoring of carbon in soil on working agricultural lands and to assess how climate-smart practices are affecting carbon sequestration.
The Soil Climate Analysis Network, also known as SCAN, supports natural resource assessments and conservation activities through its comprehensive, nationwide soil moisture and climate information network.
This paper explores former SCS director Donald A. Williams' review of and suggestions for improving New Zealand's soil conservation institutions in 1964.
Download the Soil Data Viewer 5.0 installation package for non-USDA Common Computing Environment (CCE) platforms. The non-USDA CCE audience includes, but is not limited to, cooperators, consultants, educational institutions, technical service providers, and the general public.