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Terracing on croplandPractice Code: 600

A terrace is an earth embankment, channel, or a combination of ridge and channel constructed across a slope to intercept runoff.

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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:

Contour Farming
Grassed Waterway
Subsurface Drain
Underground Outlet

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