Conservation at Work

Real Stories. Real Successes. Real quick.

Learn about the benefits of conservation practices directly from the farmers, ranchers, and forestland owners applying them with our 90-second video series. Explore the different types of conservation practices and pick a video to watch below or view the whole playlist of videos in alphabetical order

Explore all our different conservation methods used by producers around the country. You can filter the results by one or more types of conservation concern.

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Roof Runoff Structure
1 minute
Roof runoff structures are a structure or system of structures to collect, control, and convey precipitation runoff from a roof.
Structures for Wildlife
2 minutes
Structures for wildlife are installed to replace/modify missing or deficient wildlife habitat components to sustain wildlife or modify existing structures that pose a hazard to wildlife.
Woody Residue Treatment
1 minute
Woody residue treatment reduces or otherwise addresses the management of woody plant residues created during forestry, agroforestry, or horticultural activities, or resulting from natural disasters.
Agricultural Waste Treatment
1 minute
Amendments of Treatment of Ag Waste is the addition of chemical or biological additives to manure, process wastewater, contaminated storm water runoff, or other wastes to reduce adverse effects.
Underground Outlet
1 minute
An underground outlet is a conduit or system of conduits installed beneath the ground surface to convey surface water to a suitable outlet.
1 minute
Silvopasture establishment involves establishing a combination of trees and compatible forages on the same acreage.
Pest Management System
1 minute
A Pest Management Conservation System is a system that combines an Integrated Pest Management decision making process with natural resource conservation to address pest and environmental impacts.
Irrigation System, Surface
1 minute
Irrigation System, Surface, is a system that delivers irrigation water by surface means, such as furrows, borders, and contour levees.
Forest Trails and Landings
1 minute
Forest trails and landings are installed and maintained for infrequent access to conduct management activities such as forest stand improvement, pruning, fire suppression, harvesting forest products.