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Herbaceous Weed Control

A small garden tractor with a mowing attachment being used to manage weed growth

Practice Code: 315
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)

The removal or control of herbaceous weeds including invasive, noxious and prohibited plants.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Enhance accessibility, quantity, and quality of forage and/or browse
  • Restore or release native or create desired plant communities and wildlife habitats consistent with the ecological site
  • Protect soils and control erosion
  • Reduce fine-fuels fire hazard and improve air quality

Conservation Practice Support Documents

Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideAll support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide Web site.

 

Related Conservation Practices

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

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Brush Management (314)

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