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Research Project: Soil Testing for Soil Health

Location: Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory

Project Number: 3098-11000-001-12-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2017

Objective:
Educate NRCS employees and the general public on new soil testing methods that will improve our understanding of soil management systems.

Approach:
The principal focus of the CEAP effort is to produce a national assessment of environmental benefits of USDA conservation programs to support policy decision and program implementation. Specifically, we will analyze soil samples, build a database, and train NRCS on soil testing/soil health.