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Practice Code: 330
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Contour farming is the practice of farming with row patterns that run nearly level across the land, not up and down.
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 Buffer Strips (332)
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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