Madison County Soil Conservation District 

Serving to Conserve Madison County's Soil & Related Natural Resources Since 1941

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Cons. Practices

Cover Crops
Grass Waterways
Filter Strips
Gully Control
Prescribed Grazing
Water Troughs
Heavy Use Area



We use conservation practices to address the natural resource concerns of soil erosion, water degradation, and the decline in indigenous plant and animal species. Conservation practices are used alone or are used together with other conservation practices as a conservation system. Often conservation practices are holistic to the ecosystem in that practices  installed to control erosion will reduce soil suspensions in streams which will improve the water quality of streams that is used by plants, animals, and people within the community. NRCS lists several conservation practices that can be used to conserve our natural resources. Information on some of the more widely used conservation practices by Madison County farmers and landowners are listed in the menu to the left.



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