Browse to select the county Excel just created Set the “X Field” to “long” and the “Y Field” to “lat” Edit the “Coordinate System” information to match the data on the base map
Once the new shape file is created, all practices will be displayed!
Right click on the map layer then select “Open Attribute Table”
Under the “Options” tab at the bottom, choose “Select by Attributes”
Build a specific attribute query, such as by program, by a specific practice or suite of practices, or by resource concern – basically anything that is in the PRS download
After the query is made, certain rows in the attribute table will be highlighted. Close the attribute table. Right click on the map layer and select Data-Export Data. Export the selected attribute set to a new shape file and display.
Find this training set on the Idaho NRCS GIS page.