Soil Survey

Business / Agriculture / Soil Survey: A program of the Natural Resources Conservation Service to inventory soil resources as a basis for determining land capabilities and conservation treatments that are needed, provide soil information to the public (primarily through maps), and provide technical support to those who use soils information. About 90% of the private lands have been mapped. In FY1996, maps were prepared or updated on more than 17 million acres.

Other Words for Soil

Soil Verb Synonyms: dirty, stain, begrime, muddy, smear, spot
Soil Adjective Synonyms: earth, loam, dirt, ground, turf, humus, clay
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Other Words for Survey

Survey Adjective Synonyms: surveying, examination, appraisal, evaluation, measure, study, scan, scanning, scrutiny, inquiry or enquiry, measurement, investigation, inspection
Survey Noun Synonyms: view, look at, get a bird's eye view of, contemplate
Survey Verb Synonyms: examine, appraise, evaluate, take the measure of, inspect, study, scan, scrutinize, measure, size up, assess, investigate, look into or over, review
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Soil

Business / Agriculture / Soil: In the United States, about 70,000 kinds of soil are recognized in the nationwide system of classification. Each has a unique set of characteristics and a potential for use. These characteristics are MORE

Soil Conservation Service (SCS)

Business / Agriculture / Soil Conservation Service (SCS): Replaced by a new USDA agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service after USDA reorganization in 1994. Responsibilities include carrying out technical assistance programs in cooperation with soi MORE

Soil Pipe

Business / Construction / Soil Pipe: A large pipe that carries liquid and solid wastes to a sewer or septic tank. MORE

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