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Conservation Practices Contribute to Energy Efficiency and Fuel Savings
Farmers and ranchers can cut input costs, maintain production, protect soil and water resources, reduce the nation's dependence on fossil fuels, and save money by using the conservation practices described on this web site. Check with your local NRCS office to find out about your area's options.
USDA will continue to support conservation practices that save producers money and improve the environmental health of the nation.
As we become more informed and focused on the need to conserve, and use energy in a more productive way, see just a few of the techniques and practices NRCS customers and partners are using. Read the Energy Success Stories.
To make energy-efficient conservation practice decisions, use NRCS Energy Estimator Tools.
Energy Estimator: Animal Housing Energy Estimator: Irrigation
Energy Estimator: Nitrogen Energy Estimator: Tillage
Energy Conservation in Confined Animal Operations
Prescribed Grazing Systems
Integrated Pest Management
Irrigation Water Management
Crop Residue Management
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