Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-26-2000

Abstract

Conservation buffers are one of the best management practices that Iowa producers can use to protect soil and water quality. But buffers go beyond protecting the soil. They are an excellent management tool because they offer multiple benefits. Many Iowa producers already know that installing a buffer can idle marginal land and provide a payoff through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). There are also environmental benefits, such as reduced soil erosion, improved air and water quality, better wildlife habitat, good neighbor relations, and the promotion of a sustainable concept of land management.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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