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Award Winners

Click here to read the bios of the 2020 NCSS Award winners ... Maggie Kidd Payne, Chad Remley, and Robert Vaughan.

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.

Pedon Map and Data

Search for lab data on a map, via custom filters.

Soil Colors - A Mosaic of Stories Told in Color

What do you get when you combine 26,000 official soil series descriptions (OSD), a handful of NRCS employees, and an idea? An evolving soil color map of the continental U.S., that’s what! See more ...


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Web Applications & Tools

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

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NRCS State Websites

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

Limited English Proficiency

Information on Limited English Proficiency.

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