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Conservation Crop Rotation

A view of a field with stripcropping applied. A conservation cropping rotation helps to properly manage a stripcropping systemPractice Code: 328

Conservation crop rotation is growing a planned sequence of various crops on the same piece of land for a variety of conservation purposes.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical GuideConservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.

 

Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Contour Farming
Cover Crop
Diversion
Mulching (with organic materials)
Mulching (with plastic)
Residue and Tillage Management, No-Till
Residue and Tillage Management, Reduced Till
Stripcropping
Terrace

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.

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