Greetings and welcome to the Department of Soil Science website. Soil Science is a department in the School of Natural Resource Sciences.
Soil and water are our most important resources. They provide the food, fiber and foundation of our existence. Soil Science is the study of the soil as a component of natural and man-made systems. Soil Science is the key factor in food production and is at the forefront of environmental and natural resource issues such as land use, soil contamination, ground water quality and waste disposal.
Animation of a probe truck driving over the words Department Soil Science and sampling the I out of the word Soil.