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Information About Soils

Michigan State Soil - Kalkaska Sand

Kalkaska Sand was chosen as Michigan's state soil in 1990.  It occurs in 29 of Michigan's 83 counties in both the lower and upper peninsulas.  A fact sheet about Michigan's State Soil is posted on the website.

National Soil Information Links

Michigan Soil Documents

Soil Survey Availability

Soil Surveys Can Help You

Homebuyers, Soil Surveys Can Help You

Web Soil Survey

Landform Maps

Landforms Map of Northern Lower Michigan
Landforms Map of Upper Peninsula Michigan
Landforms Report for Michigan Upper Peninsula (8.5 MB)


NRCS Michigan State Soil Scientist

Marty Rosek
Phone: (517) 324-5241