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Practice Code: 484
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Mulching is applying a protective cover of plant residues or other suitable material not produced on the site to the soil surface.
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)
Contour Farming (330)
Critical Area Planting (342)
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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