The State Soil of Montana

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Scobey Soil Profile

  • Surface layer: very dark grayish brown clay loam
  • Subsurface layer: dark brown clay
  • Subsoil: dark grayish brown clay loam

 

The Scobey series consists of very deep, well drained soils on
till plains, hills, and moraines in the north-central part of
Montana. These soils occur on more than 700,000 acres.
They are among the most productive soils in Montana’s Golden
Triangle, an area known for its ideal climatic conditions for
growing wheat of exceptionally high quality. The three points of
the Golden Triangle are Havre, Conrad, and Great Falls. The
main crops grown on Scobey soils are spring and winter
varieties of nonirrigated wheat.

These soils formed in glacial till and under prairie vegetation.
The average annual precipitation is about 12 inches. The
average annual air temperature is about 43 degrees F. The
frost-free period is about 115 days.

These soils are named for the town of Scobey, in northeast
Montana. The series was established in 1928.

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State Soil of Montana. (2017, January 6). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 09:36, July 21, 2018, from https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/
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State Soil of Montana, https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/ (last visited Jul. 21, 2018).
AMA style
classbrain, State Soil of Montana. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. January 6, 2017, 04:09 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/. Accessed July 21, 2018.

Citation styles

APA style
State Soil of Montana. (2017, January 6). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 09:36, July 21, 2018, from https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/
MLA style
classbrain, “State Soil of Montana.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 6 January 2017, 04:09 UTC. . 21 Jul 2018 <https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'State Soil of Montana', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 6 January 2017, 04:09 UTC, <https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/> [accessed 21 July 2018]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “State Soil of Montana.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/ [accessed July 21, 2018].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, State Soil of Montana [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2017 January 6, 04:09 UTC [cited 2018 Jul 21]. Available from: https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/.
Bluebook style
State Soil of Montana, https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/ (last visited Jul. 21, 2018).
AMA style
classbrain, State Soil of Montana. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. January 6, 2017, 04:09 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/mt_state_soil/. Accessed July 21, 2018.