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1 1 Section:Plant & Soil Science Unit:Soil Management Lesson Title: Soil Surveys and Land Capability Classification

2 2 School Soil Map of McClave

3 3 Legend

4 4 Index to Map Sheets

5 5 Map sheet #54 T21 S, R 48 W.

6 6 Soil Association Map

7 7 Factors for Land Capability Classes I-VIII Rooting Depth Surface Soil Texture Maximum coarse fragments less than 3 inches Maximum coarse fragments greater than 3 inches Maximum slope percentage Climate

8 8 Capability Classes Tables

9 9 Legal Land Descriptions and Units of Area Lab

10 10 Township formed here

11 11 Numbering of sections 1-36

12 12 Quarters of Section One NE 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4

13 13 What quarter does the “x” represent? What section is it in? X

14 14 X 19 SW ¼ of Section 19

15 15 SW1/4, of Section 19, T21S, R52W, Bent County, Colorado X 19

16 16 Answers to Exercise #2 A quarter section has 160 acres in it. 1.How many acres are in a section? a.160 x 4 = 640 acres in a section 2.How many sections are in a township? b.36 sections in a township 3.Using #1 and #2 how many acres are in a township? c.36 x 640= acres in a township


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