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Practice Code: 589C
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Cross wind trap strips consist of herbaceous cover resistant to wind erosion established in one or more strips across the prevailing wind erosion direction
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 Cropping Rotation (328)
Contour Farming (330)
Cross Wind Ridges (588)
Herbaceous Weed Control (315)
Upland Wildlife Habitat (645)
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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