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Field Border

A border of permanent vegetation at the edge of a crop fieldPractice Code: 386

Field borders are strips of permanent vegetation (grasses, legumes, forbs, or shrubs) established on one or more sides of a field.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard 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
Early Successional Habitat Development/Management
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management
Wetland Wildlife Habitat 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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