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Practice Code: 332
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Contour buffer strips are narrow strips of permanent, herbaceous vegetation established on the contour, and alternated with wider cropped strips.
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:
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Residue and Tillage Management, No-Till
Residue and Tillage Management, Mulch Till
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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