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World Soil Day -- Coastal Zone Soil Surveys

Just as terrestrial soils support agriculture, subaqueous soils support aquaculture. Coastal zone soil surveys (CZSS) are needed to provide valuable information for planning and managing important coastal areas. Read more ...

Map of the Month - November

November’s map is from 1931. It provided a major step for understanding the meaning of “soils differ.” It identified soils as part of nature, showing how soil types are linked to the major biomes of grassland, forest, and desert.

Updated Tools Page

The Tools web page has been re-designed to serve as a one-stop source for new, leading-edge tools and technologies to help farmers, ranchers, and other land users understand, evaluate, and conserve soils. (See the News Release.)

Soil Data Refresh

The entire official soil survey database was refreshed September 25th. The updated official data is now available for use in implementing national programs affecting landowners and managers. Eight new national interpretations and four new regional interpretations have been added.

New Webpage

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

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