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Farmland Soils of Local/State Importance list - Approved in 2011

 

 

Adams:

AdB (Adams Loamy Sand, 0-8% slope)

AdC (Adams Loamy Sand, 8-15% slope)

AdD (Adams Loamy Sand, 15-40% slope)

AgB (Adams Urban Land Complex, 0-8% slope)

 

Allagash:

AlB (Allagash very fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

AlC (Allagash very fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

 

Beaches:

Ba (beaches)

 

Beckett:

BcB (Beckett Fine Sandy Loam, 3-8% slope)

BcC (Beckett Fine Sandy Loam, 8-15% slope)

BcD (Beckett Fine Sandy Loam, 15-25% slope)

BeB (Beckett very stony fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

BeC (Beckett very stony fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

BeD (Beckett very stony fine sandy loam, 15-25% slope)

 

Biddeford:

BM (Biddeford Mucky Peat)

 

Brayton and Westbury:

BrB (Brayton & Westbury fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope)

BsB (Brayton & Westbury fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope)

 

Buxton:

BuB (Buxton silt loam, 3-8% slope)

BuC (Buxton silt loam, 8-15% slope)

BuD(Buxton silt loam, 15-25% slope)

 

Chocorua Peat:

Ch (Chocurua Peat)

 

Colton:

CoB (Colton Gravelly loam coarse sand, 0-8% slope)

CoC (Colton Gravelly loam coarse sand, 8-15% slope)

CoD (Colton Gravelly loam coarse sand, 15-25% slope)

CoE (Colton Gravelly loam coarse sand, 25-45% slope)

 

Croghan:

CrB (Croghan Loamy Sand, 0-8% slope)

CuB (Croghan Urban Land,0-8% slope)

 

Dumps:

Dm (Dumps)

 

Elmwood:

EmB (Elmwood Fine Sandy Loam, 0-8% slope)

EmC (Elmwood Fine Sandy Loam, 8-15% slope)

 

Hermon:

HeB (Hermon Fine Sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

HeC (Hermon Fine Sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

HeD (Hermon Fine Sandy loam, 15-25% slope)

HmB (Hermon Very Stony fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

HmC (Hermon Very Stony fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

HmD (Hermon Very Stony fine sandy loam, 15-25% slope)

HnC (Hermon Extremely Stony Fine sandy loam, 3-15% slope)

HnE (Hermon Extremely Stony Fine sandy loam, 15-60% slope)

 

Lyman:

LnB (Lyman Fine Sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

LnC (Lyman Fine Sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

LnD (Lyman Fine Sandy loam, 15-25% slope)

LyB (Lyman Rock Outcrop Complex, 3-8% slope)

LyC (Lyman Rock Outcrop Complex, 8-15% slope)

LyE (Lyman Rock Outcrop Complex, 15-80% slope)

 

Madawaska:

MaB (Madawaska fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope)

 

Marlow:

MrB( Marlow Fine Sandy Loam, 3-8% slope)

MrC2(Marlow Fine Sandy loam, 8-15% slope, eroded)

MrD2(Marlow Fine Sandy loam, 15-25% slope, eroded)

MvB(Marlow very stony fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

MvC (Marlow very stony fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

MvD (Marlow very stony fine sandy loam, 15-25% slope)

 

Naumburg:

Na (Naumburg sand)

 

Ondawa:

On (Ondawa fine sandy loam)

 

Peru:

PeB (Peru fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope)

 

Pits:

Pg (Pits)

 

Podunk and Winsooski:

Po (Podunk & Winsooski)

 

Raynham:

Ra (Raynham silt loam)

 

Rock Outcrop:

RoC (Rock outcrop-Lyman Complex, 8-15% slope)

RoE (Rock outcrop-Lyman Complex, 15-80% slope)

 

Rumney Loam:

Ru (Rumney Loam)

 

Saco:

Sa (Saco Mucky silt loam)

 

Scantic:

Sc (Scantic silt loam)

 

Scio:

SeB (Scio silt loam, 3-8% slope)

SeC (Scio silt loam, 8-15% slope)

SeD (Scio silt loam, 15-25% slope)

 

Sebago:

Sg (Sebago Peat)

 

Skerry:

SkB (Skerry Fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope)

SkC (Skerry Fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

SrB (Skerry very stony fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope)

SrC (Skerry very stony fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope)

 

Sulfihemists:

Su (Sulfihemists, frequently flooded)

 

Udipsamments:

Ud (Udipsamments-Dune Land Complex)

 

Urban:

Ur (Urban Land)

UsA (Urban Land, Scantic Complex, 0-3% slope)

 

Vassalboro:

Va (Vassalboro Peat)

Vp (Vassalboro Peat, Ponded)

 

Waskish:

Wa (Waskish Peat)

 

 

 

 

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