Soil conservation - always considered a good thing - will become downright critical in the future as more hilly land comes into production to meet today's demand for farm products. The authors discuss a number of things which can be used either singly or in combination to control erosion.
Moldenhauer, W. C. and Amemiya, M.
"Save Tomorrow's Soils - Control Erosion from Row Cropping Today,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 21
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol21/iss10/2