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Practice Code: 585

Stripcropping is growing crops in a systematic arrangement of strips in a field to reduce soil erosion, reduce particulate emissions into the air, and improve water quality.

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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
Cover Crop
Grassed Waterway
Nutrient Management
Obstruction Removal
Subsurface Drain

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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