Common Practices

These are just a few of the most common conservation practices that improve your land, increase your yields, and protect drinking water.

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Reduce erosion and stream pollution by fencing your livestock out of the stream

Plant trees & shrubs along streams that flow through your property

Find ways to cut costs, improve production, and protect water from excess nutrients

Create forests to control erosion and improve water quality

Improve & manage habitat for fish, birds, and other wildlife

Create a site-specific plan for managing your forest

Protect your prime soils from by planting crops year-round

Establish grasses, legumes, and wildflowers in retired fields

Protect your travel ways and parking areas from erosion

Conservation Easement

The ultimate stewardship practice is to protect your land forever with a voluntary conservation easement.

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Learn about additional stewardship practices from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.