Soil Erosion Caused by Wind

As Kansas enters the third consecutive year of drought, the threat of soil erosion caused by wind is increased. Farmers and ranchers have improved practices over the years to help conserve top soil. On this page, there are resources and additional information from the Kansas Department of Agriculture's Division of Conservation, K-State Research and Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service to further assist landowners preserve top soil from wind erosion.
Dust storm in Colby, KS in 2004
  • Kansas Statutes Relating to Soil Erosion Caused by Wind

  • Education Resources

  • Emergency Tillage to Control Wind Erosion and Crop Insurance

  • State and Local Resources Relating to the Drought

  • Kansas Drought Information

  • NRCS “I” Factor Map

  • Kansas Wind Erosion Education Videos