Leveraging Conservation Dollars: Agricultural Practices that Deliver Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat, and Soil Health

2018 – By Duane Hovorka, Izaak Walton League of America – The report assesses five conservation strategies that reduce polluted runoff, provide habitat for fish and wildlife, improve soil health, and address climate change. The five conservation systems are no till, buffer strips, cover crops, integrated pest management, and managed rotational grazing. Alone and especially in combination, they can address some of the most intractable natural resource problems facing America today.

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