Soils Resource Page
This page is intended to provide information on soils in the United States.
Soil Testing Program Outreach:
Interested in having the Soil Testing Program provide a presention on Soils to your group? Is your group interested in touring the Soil Testing Program laboratory? Are you a student working on a Soils related science project and need technical input?
Contact the UD Soil Testing Program via email for more information: Soiltest@udel.edu.
From NASA Goddard Space Flight Center:
From National Association of Conservation Districts:
From Discovery Education:
From Oklahoma Conservation Commission:
From National Geographic:
From USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service:
From Soil Science Society of Americas:
From US Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service:
- Water is life:
- Food Quality:
- Human Health:
University of Delaware: How To Take A Soil Sample
University of Delaware: How To Interpret A Soil Test
University of Delaware: How To Fertilize Your Lawn
University of Maryland Extension - Home and Garden Information Center video: "How to Collect a Soil Sample"
Soil Stories (Part 1):
Soil Stories (Complete video):
Various Types of Soils:Click on soil name for more information
Delaware's State Soil: Greenwich
Maryland's State Soil: Sassafras
Pennsylvania State Soil: Hazelton
New Jersey State Soil: Downer
Virginia State Soil: Pamunkey
District of Columbia Soil: Sunnyside
Complete list of state soils:
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