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Vegetative Barrier

Practice Code: 601

Vegetative barrier is a permanent strip of stiff, dense vegetation established along the general contour of slopes.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice 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
Critical Area Planting
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Nutrient 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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