Lester -- Minnesota State Soil
Lester Soil Profile
|Lester soils are in 17 different counties in
south-central Minnesota. They are of moderate extent and total over 600,000 acres. These
soils formed under woody vegetation that has been removed in most areas for agricultural
production. The principal crops are corn and soybeans. These soils are very productive and
of significant importance to the economy in Minnesota.
The Lester soils are well drained and formed in loamy, calcareous glacial till on ground moraines. The mean annual precipitation is about 28 inches, and the mean annual soil temperature is about 49 degrees F.
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