Photo: Cecil soil profile, NRCS

FNR 4700, section 19

Soil Judging is a hands-on project designed to master the techniques used to interpret soil and landscape characteristics with the application to real-life issues in the United States and abroad. It provides hands-on experience in soil morphology and classification. Participant(s) will learn to describe, classify and interpret the soil characteristics and their suitability for agricultural use, urban development and subsurface water treatment. Students will participate in the project.

Past projects:

- Cameroon;

- Northeast China;

- Brazil;

- Venezuela.