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Forage and Biomass Planting

Forage and biomass planting provides a number of benefitsPractice Code: 512

Forage and biomass planting is used to establish adapted and/or compatible species, varieties, or cultivars of herbaceous species  suitable for pasture, hay, or biomass production.

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:

Conservation Crop Rotation
Herbaceous Weed Control
Nutrient Management
Prescribed Grazing
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management

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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