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Berrien County covers an area of 600 square miles, with approximately 385,000 The soils of Berrien County are classified in the Gray-Brown Podzolic Geological Region (Limy Materials). Five different land divisions are represented in Berrien County. The first of these is Land Division R. St. Clair and Blount soil series-of Land Division R are formed from glacial tills of clay loam, silty clay loam, or silty clay. The topography which is associated with Land Division R is level to rolling and is generally favorable for agricultural purposes. The soils are deep and fertile and suitable for growing such staples as hay, corn, wheat, oats, and beans.

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