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Practice Code: 603
Reporting Unit: Feet (Ft.)
Herbaceous wind barriers are rows or narrow strips of upright, perennial vegetation established across the prevailing wind 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 Crop Rotation (328)
Cover Crop (340)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management (645)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS office.
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