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Conservation at Work Videos

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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Conservation Type
Irrigation Water Management
2 minutes
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.
Conservation Crop Rotation
2 minutes
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.
Fence
2 minutes
A fence is a constructed barrier to animals or people. This video explores how Paul Lisai of West Glover, VT, is using fencing to manage the cattle on his dairy farm.
Pumping Plant
2 minutes
A pumping stating delivers water at a specific rate and pressure. Daniel Keudell of Aumsville, OR, worked with NRCS to update his irrigation system and install variable frequency drives.
Waste Transfer System
2 minutes
A waste transfer system moves waste from where it's produced to where it will be used or treated. Dave Conant of Richmond, VT, is efficiently applying manure to his land.
Tree Shrub Establishment
2 minutes
Tree/Shrub Establishment is planting trees or shrubs. This video explores how Larry Brown of Ennis, MT, planted trees to benefit his honey bees and other pollinators.
Water & Sediment Control Basin
2 minutes
A Water and Sediment Control Basin, often called a “Catch Basin,” is an earth embankment to manage runoff and reduce erosion. Kim Johnson in Paris, TN, is using this practice to reduce gully erosion.
Nutrient Management
2 minutes
Nutrient management is managing the use of nutrients to reduce environmental impacts. Guy Choiniere in Highgate Center, VT, created a dry manure system to feed the soil on his certified organic farm.