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Cross Wind Trap Strips

Practice Code: 589C

Cross wind trap strips provide a cover of erosion-resistant herbaceous plants established in one or more strips typically perpendicular to the most erosive wind events.

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 Cropping Rotation
Contour Farming
Cross Wind Ridges
Herbaceous Weed Control
Upland Wildlife Habitat

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