Sep 17, 2014
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Where can I get a soils map?

Jan 07, 2014


Question: I have been reading your series about making zone maps. It says to start with a soils map. Where can I get a good soils map?

Answer: You may be able to get a hard copy of your county soil survey from your local NRCS office. I’d also encourage you to visit the NRCS soil survey site:

Management Zones Keep Soil Fertility In Check Map your fields by soil type and track pH, phosphorus and more, Farm Journal associate field agronomist Missy Bauer tells Corn College TV Season 3.

Four Ways to Improve Soil Health These tips will keep your fields producing at their highest potential.

Farm by the Foot Start with a soil survey and go out with GPS and confirm its accuracy.


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