MadSci Network: Agricultural Sciences

Re: What methods do farmers use to prevent soil erosion?

Date: Fri Jun 2 08:40:39 2000
Posted By: Charles McClaugherty, Faculty, Environmental Science (Ecology), Mount Union College
Area of science: Agricultural Sciences
ID: 958334380.Ag

Farmers use a variety of techniques to control erosion Conservation tillage describes the way they cultivate the land A good web site is erosion/conservation_tillage.html

They may also use contour planting, terracing, cover crops and a number of other techniques

You can find many answers to your question aat the following site which provides an entry to other sites on soil erosion

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