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2022 Soils Planners

The 2022 Soils Planners are now available!

Click here to view the planner and click here for ordering information.

Award Winners

Click here to read the bios of the 2021 NCSS Award winners ...
Jerome Langlinais,
Carla Rebernak,
David Kingsbury, and
Jeff Bruggink.

Soil Color Posters Now Available

Soil Color Posters for each state in the continental U.S. are available at: Both Powerpoint (for customization) and PDF files are included.

von Post Scale of Humification Video

This video describes the von Post Humification method to determine organic soil decomposition and characteristics using the von Post Humification scale. The von Post scale is used in modeling to predict bulk density, hydraulic conductivity, and n-value in organic soils.


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