Heavy Use Area Protection
Heavy Use Area Protection is a way to stabilize a ground surface that is frequently and intensively used by people, animals, or vehicles.
The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program helps landowners protect, restore, and enhance wetlands, grasslands, and working agriculture operations through conservation easements.
This video explores how Tyler and Trevor Houlden implemented a diversion conservation practice on their 50-acre vegetable farm in of North Grafton, Massachusetts.
Firebreak is designed to prevent the progress of forest fires and provide access to inner areas of the forest to fight such fires.
Irrigation Water Management
Irrigation water management is paired with irrigation systems to ensure efficiency This video explores how Raghbir Atwal of Yuba City, is using irrigation water management on his orchard.
Forage and Biomass Planting
Forage and biomass planting is used to create additional feed for livestock. This video explores how Kenny Sites of Sheridan, AR, is using this practice to support his grazing plan.
An irrigation reservoir stores water to be used in irrigation. This video explores how Robert and Cathy Seidenstricker of DeValls Bluff, AR, built this to support their row crops.
A watering facility is installed to provide a location for livestock to drink water. George McClelland of Petaluma, CA, uses this practice to support the grazing plan on his organic dairy farm.
Conservation Crop Rotation
Conservation crop rotation is growing crops in a planned sequence on the same field. Don Norwood of Mansfield, TN, is using this practice to protect his soil health.