Soil Resource Management

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service scientist examines the severe soil erosion in a wheat field near Washington State University, Washington

National Program 212: Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions and NP214: Agricultural & Industrial Byproducts
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Organizes USDA research on ways to improve the quality of atmosphere and soil resources in agriculture and to understand the effects of climate change.

Conservation and Production Research Laboratory: Soil and Water Management Research Unit
USDA. ARS. Conservation and Production Research Laboratory: Soil and Water Management Research Unit.
Describes research to increase crop water productivity while preserving regional soil and water resources.

Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory
USDA. ARS. Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory.
Gives information on the mission to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, maximize forage and crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems.

U.S. Salinity Laboratory
USDA. ARS. U.S. Salinity Laboratory.
Contains materials on basic research into the chemistry, physics, and biology of salt-affected soil-plant-water systems.

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Soils
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Presents USDA research projects, summaries, data, and surveys on soil.

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Soil Survey
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Gives results of most recent soil surveys including data on a given area's suitability for particular uses and its chemical and physical properties. Includes historical data and analyses.

National Resources Inventory
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Provides results of a statistical survey of land use and natural resource conditions and trends on U.S. non-Federal lands.

NRCS Maps, Data, Mobile Apps
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Links to websites and mobile applications containing soil survey, water, climate, air quality, energy, and other natural resources data relevant to agriculture.

Learn about Land and Cleanup
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Provides materials on EPA actions taken after an oil or hazardous chemicals spill. Includes information broader land topics such as lawn and garden care and climate change.

Soil Science Society of America
Soil Science Society of America.
Describes efforts to foster knowledge transfer of practices to sustain global soils.