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Practice Code: 650
Reporting Unit: Feet (Ft.)
Windbreak/Shelterbelt renovation is the replacement, release and/or removal of selected trees and shrubs or rows within an existing windbreak or shelterbelt, adding rows to the windbreak or shelterbelt or removing selected tree and shrub branches.
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:
Access Control (472)
Brush Management (314)
Conservation Crop Rotation (328)
Cover Crop (340)
Field Border (386)
Prescribed Grazing (528)
Tree/Shrub Establishment (612)
Tree/Shrub Pruning (660)
Tree/Shrub Site Preparation (490)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management (645)
The following Web sites provide additional information related to this conservation practice.
Windbreaks (USDA National Agroforestry Center)
Save Energy, Save Money (NRCS)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forest land, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.
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