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Minnesota’s State Soil, Farming and the Marshall Picker

Minnesota’s Lester Soil In 2012, Lester soil was declared Minnesota’s Official State Soil. According to the Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists, “Lester soils are well drained and formed in loamy, calcareous glacial till on ground moraines.” Farmers in Minnesota know this means our soils have rich organic matter at the top layers. As the…

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