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Recommended practices

  • Conservation Tillage Practices are strongly encouraged especially if slopes are greater than nominal (>5-10%) or if soils are highly erodible. See the referenced document (UC ANR Publication 8364: for more information on how conservation tillage is protective of soil resources.
  • It is recommended to use equipment or specialty tires that minimize soil compaction.
  • It is recommended to avoid cultivation of soil that may accelerate erosion of unstable areas.

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