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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.

Displaying 1 - 8 of 10
Conservation Type
Watering Facility
2 minutes
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.
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.
Irrigation Reservoir
2 minutes
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.
Precision Land Forming
2 minutes
Precision land forming is reshaping the surface of land that will be irrigated. Robert and Cathy Seidenstricker of DeValls Bluff, AR, are improving their irrigation efficiency and water use.
Irrigation Pipeline
2 minutes
An irrigation pipeline conveys water for storage or application as part of an irrigation system. Steve Burke of Sheridan, MT, uses this practice on his cattle, hay, and grain operation.
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.
Water Well
2 minutes
A water well is a hole constructed to give access to groundwater. This video explores how Dan Doornbos of Alder, MT, uses a water well to support the grazing plan on his cattle ranch.
High Tunnel
2 minutes
A high tunnel is an unheated, plastic-covered structure to protect crops from unfavorable growing conditions. Keu Y Moua in Fresno, CA, is extending the growing season and growing specialty crops.