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4.  Land Treatment Practices

Grass Filter Strip

This element is the development of conservation plans with the appropriate management practices that are required to minimize the movement of nutrients on the landscape and conserve the nutrient value for crop production.  This includes the planning and design of practices that address tillage and crop rotation systems, erosion and runoff control and conservation buffers.

Applicable NRCS Practice Standards

Vegetative or structural conservation practices that address erosion, runoff and/or leaching:

Related Links

Buffer Strips:  Common Sense Conservation

Our Amazing Grasslands (new webpage highlighting South Dakota graziers on videos using soil health practices)