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Vermont Agronomy Overview

High Tunnel extend the growing season in VermontAgronomy refers to the application of soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production. VT NRCS uses a variety of agronomic conservation practices to conserve natural resources such as soil erosion and water quality, increase crop yields and soil quality, and properly manage nutrients and pesticides.


Agronomic conservation practices include:
 

Conservation Crop Rotation (328)
Cover Crop (340)
Prescribed Grazing(528)
Nutrient Management (590)
Waste Recycling (633)
Seasonal High Tunnel (798)
Waste Recycling (633)

See the  Vermont NRCS Conservation Practice Webpage for more information related to conservation practice standards and practice information and job sheets.
 


Links: 

NRCS National NRCS Agronomy Web Page:
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/technical/ecoscience/agronomy/

NRCS RUSLE2 (Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation) Website:
http://fargo.nserl.purdue.edu/rusle2_dataweb/RUSLE2_Index.htm