Buffers are designed to intercept sediment and nutrients and reduce soil erosion; they also help enhance air and water quality and fish and wildlife habitats. Learn how to understand, manage, and maintain conservation buffers.
Resource Conservation Practices
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
- Soil Management and Fertility,
- Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
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Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna and Mark A. Licht. "Resource Conservation Practices: Conservation Buffers and Water Quality" Ames, IA(2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/40/