Testing Soils Helps You Choose Fertile Farm Land

Bob Hixson provides valuable information on testing soils in order to choose the most fertile farm land to buy.

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For over 70 years the U.S. Soil Conservation Service (SCS) has been measuring and mapping such data, tract by tract, throughout the country. By the end of 1972, 43 percent of the U.S. had been covered, with most of the uncharted area being federal forest and western rangelands.
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