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Practice Code: 588
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Cross wind ridges are ridges formed by tillage, planting or other operations and aligned across the prevailing wind erosion direction.
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 Cropping Rotation (328)
Contour Farming (330)
Cover Crop (330)
Cross Wind Trap Strips (589C)
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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