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Antigo Silt Loam

Wisconsin State Soil

Photo of Wisconsin Antigo soil landscape from USDA (public domain image). All State Soils

Official State Soil of Wisconsin

Wisconsin designated Antigo silt loam (Typic glossoboralf) as the official state soil in 1983 (named after the city of Antigo, Wisconsin). All State Soils

This level, silty soil was created during the last great glaciers. Among the most extensive soils in Wisconsin, Antigo soils are used to produce corn, small grain, hay, potatoes, and snap beans (and are also used for pasture and timber production).