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New Webpage

The Soil Science Division is pleased to feature a new webpage dedicated to technical soil services and the professionals who provide them.

Map of the Month - September

September’s map shows where soils have been greatly modified by human activity, both in modern and ancient times. International communication about the general nature and specific properties of soils has been a major part of the U.S. soil survey program since its beginning.

2018 NCSS Award Recipients

The Soil Science Division is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) Awards. Click on the photo collage (right) to read about the winners.

GlobalSoilMaps Released

U.S. soil property maps that meet the GlobalSoilMap standards have been released.

Click on the graphic (right) for the complete story.

New Video Job Aid

A video job aid has been created about sampling and describing rock, pararock, and other fragments in the soil as well as how to determine and describe the quantity of fragments in the soil.

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NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

Web Applications & Tools

A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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Find local program and technical information on our NRCS state websites.

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