V. SOIL EVALUATION CONTESTS AND RESOURCES
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Educational programs about soil evaluation, other soil and natural resource issues, production agriculture, onsite waster disposal, and land use issues are conducted by high school instructors, the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD). SWCD and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offices are usually combined or are near each other. The phone listings for local offices are in the County Office section of phone directories. In Tippecanoe County, for example, there are listings for County Agent/Extension Office, and NRCS.
Purdue Agronomy Department; Ask for one of the authors by name
Department of Agronomy
1150 Lilly Hall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1150
Call the local NRCS office and ask for the location of the nearest Resource Soil Scientist. This office also distributes published soil surveys. They include soil maps and other soil information.
Contests, Awards, Procedures
Purdue 4-H Office
Department of 4-H Youth
West Lafayette, IN 47907