SOIL SURVEY INFORMATION

Soil survey data are a product of the National Cooperative Soil Survey, a joint effort of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and other Federal agencies, State agencies including Agricultural Experiment Stations, and local participants.  

The Web Soil Survey provides agricultural producers, agencies, Technical Service Providers and others electronic access to relevant soil and related information needed to make land-use and management decisions.  The WSS:

  • Provides an alternative to traditional hard copy publication

  • Provides the means for quicker delivery of information

  • Provides electronic access to full soil survey report content

  • Provides access to the most current data

  • Allows customers to get just the information they want

  • Provides customers with the ability to download spatial and tabular soils data for use in GIS 

  • Additional help is available  by emailing soilshotline@lin.usda.gov or contacting USDA

TO PRINT A HYDRIC SOIL MAP:

  • Complete Steps 1, 2, and 3

  • From the "Soil Data Explorer" tab, click on the "Suitabilities and Limitations for Use" tab

  • Click on "Land Classifications"

  • Click on "Hydric Rating by Map Unit"

  • Click on "View Rating" button

  • Click the "Legend" tab to open or close the map symbol legend

  • Click the "Printable Version" button

  • On the browser menu bar, select File and Print; or click the print icon

TO PRINT A SOIL CHEMICAL PROPERTIES REPORT

  • Complete Steps 1, 2 and 3

  • From the "Soil Data Explorer" tab, click the "Soil Reports" tab

  • Click on "Soil Chemical Properties"

  • Click on "Chemical Soil Properties"

  • Click the "View Soil Report" button

  • Click the "Printable Version" button

  • Click the "View" button 

  • On the browser menu bar, select File and Print; or click the print icon

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