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LandPKS Training Guide

The Training Guide gives step-by-step guidance to quickly get you up and running with LandPKS.

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Sustainable Land Management Curriculum: A 3-Lesson Module

A three-lesson curriculum developed by the Asombro Institute, designed to teach students aged 10-14 about how to use LandPKS to share data, information, and knowledge.

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LandPKS Teacher Manual

The LandPKS Teacher Manual is intended for middle school students aged 12-14 and covers a range of topics with field studies.

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Swift Fox

The swift fox is the smallest canid in the United States and gets its name because it can reach speeds of 25 mi/40 km per hour.

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Using LandPKS for Point-Scale Soil Information

In many parts of the world, the soil varies significantly from place to place and these changes in soil types can have dramatic impacts for farmers and others aiming to utilize that land. 

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What is Land Capability Classification?

The Land Capability Classification (LCC) System is a global land evaluation ranking that groups soils based on their potential for agricultural and other uses. LCC can help determine if land is suitable for certain uses and whether there are risks for degradation.

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Intro to Soil Color

Soil is a critical factor for land potential, productivity, and crop yields. Soil color can be a useful tool for correctly identifying your soil and can be an important indicator of soil health.

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Taking the Guesswork Out of Soil Identification

Determining land potential begins with developing an understanding of the soil. This typically requires digging a hole and measuring a soil’s physical, chemical, and/or biological properties.

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Western Meadowlark

In 1914, California grain growers initiated a study on the Western Meadowlark’s diet to determine if the bird could be designated a pest species. Although they do eat grain, Western Meadowlarks help limit crop-damaging insects.

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