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History of Wisconsin Soil Survey

The year 2006 marked the completion of the initial field mapping for the National Cooperative Soil Survey in Wisconsin. This publication recognizes the agencies and individuals who have invested time, funding, and manpower in the initial field mapping of the state over the last 100 years or so.

Front cover of the document entitled History of Wisconsin Soil Survey with USDA-NRCS logo and collage of historical soil survey images

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Soil Survey

Find historical soil surveys by state and the Web Soil Survey (WSS) produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey.