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Conservation Practices Fact Sheets

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Air Quality

    Odor Control (PDF, 293KB)

Core 4 (Conservation Technology Information Center Website)

Grazing

    Fencing (PDF, 870KB)
    Managing Your Pasture (PDF, 561KB)
    Rotational Grazing (PDF, 522KB)
    Stream Crossing (PDF, 514KB)

Nutrient Management

    BMPs from SERA 17 (Southern Extension-Research Activity-17th Group)
    Composting Manure (Fact Sheet not yet available)
    Heavy Use Area (PDF, 306KB)
    Managing Manure Nutrients (PDF, 571KB)
    Manure Storage (PDF, 1.7MB)
    PA Nutrient Management Program Fact Sheets**
      (**This link leads to a Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Webpage)
    Rotations for Livestock Feed (PDF, 671KB)
    Rotations for Soil Fertility (Fact Sheet not yet available)
    Soil Testing (Fact Sheet not yet available)

Pest Management

    Penn State Pest and Pest Management Publications
    Rotation for Pest Management (PDF, 718KB)

Plants

    Buffer Success (PDF, 5.1MB)
    Canada Thistle (PDF, 995KB)
    Common Beneficial Plants (PDF, 2.9MB)
    Direct Seeding (PDF, 296KB)
    Japanese Knotwood (PDF, 1.08MB)
    Multiflora Rose (PDF, 1.8MB)
    Purple Loosestrife (PDF, 975KB)
    Weed Control and Wildlife Guide (Fact Sheet not yet available)
    Weed Management (Fact Sheet not yet available)

 

Soil Quality

    Conservation Tillage Guide (PDF, 276KB)
    Cover Crops (PDF, 396KB)
    Penn State's Agronomy Fact Sheets
    Penn State's Conservation Tillage Series
    Soil Biology Flyers
    Soil Erosion (PDF, 542KB)
    Soil Quality Flyers
    Vegetative Barrier (PDF, 547KB)

Wildlife

    Buffers and Field Borders (PDF, 151KB)

    Bog Turtles (Fact Sheet not yet available)
    Grassland Songbirds of Concern (Fact Sheet not yet available)

    Native Grasslands for Wildlife, Forage, and Biomass (PDF, 74KB)