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Practice Code: 585
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Stripcropping is the practice of growing crops in a systematic arrangement of strips in a field to reduce soil erosion, reducing particulate emissions into the air and improving water quality.
Documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Conservation Crop Rotation (328)
Cover Crop (340)
Grassed Waterway (412)
Nutrient Management (590)
Obstruction Removal (500)
Subsurface Drain (606)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forest land, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.
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