Soil Survey

Sustainable soil management begins with a thorough understanding of the soil resources available, the type of activity they can support and the intensity of management required. Soil surveys are the basis for these important insights and decisions.

Use the links below to view Manitoba soil survey maps, and to learn more about using this information to plan land development.

The Soil Landscapes page links you to detailed information about the distribution of Manitoba soil types. The Interpretive Maps page provides access to special reports and maps, and explains ratings and classes for productivity and suitability.

Manitoba soil survey reports

Importance of soil surveys

Using reports

Procedures

Other Resources

Soil Testing

 Manitoba Soil Science Society 2012 Presentations

 Other useful links

For more information, contact your local MAFRD GO Office