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Prescribed Burning

A controlled burn on farmlandPractice Code: 338

Prescribed burning is applying controlled fire to a predetermined area of land.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)Conservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide 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:

Forage and Biomass Planting
Forest Stand Improvement
Forest Trails and Landings
Fuel Break
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Obstruction Removal

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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