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  1. Critical Concerns

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/critical-concerns

    Plan Controlled Drainage/Drainage Water Management Saturated Buffers Tiled fields lead to nitrate ... losses during the non-growing season Cover Crops Controlled Drainage/Drainage Water Management Saturated ... and pesticides from a field site. Erosion leads to downstream sedimentation concerns. ...

  2. Soil Test P value greater than 120 PPM (or P Risk Assessment of "High" to "Very High")

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/scenario/soil-test-p-value-greater-120-ppm-or-p-risk-assessment-high-very-high

    Controlled Drainage/Drainage Water Management (NRCS 554) ... application should be made only if applied to a growing crop or cover crop Erosion: Sheet and rill erosion ... managed at < Soil Loss Tolerance and no active concentrated flow erosion (gullies) Specific ...

  3. Phosphorus Removal Structure (NRCS 782)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/phosphorus-removal-structure-nrcs-782

    phosphorus (DP) from drainage water leaving the field. The practice is best suited to sites where a history ... Removal Structures have been placed in line with surface drainage water, in conjunction with drainage ... material while allowing for a functional drainage system. In a field setting, it is best to measure water ...

  4. Soil Test P value between 50 PPM and 120 PPM (or "Moderate" P Loss Risk Assessment)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/scenario/soil-test-p-value-between-50-ppm-and-120-ppm-or-moderate-p-loss-risk-assessment

    Management Practices Nutrient Management Plan (NRCS 590) Controlled Drainage/Drainage Water Management (NRCS ... Management Strategy Ground Cover at Application Sensitive area avoidance Timing of application Erosion 50-120 ... application should be made only if applied to a growing crop or cover crop Sheet and rill erosion managed at ...

  5. Soil Test P value less than 50 PPM (or "Lower" P Risk Assessment)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/scenario/soil-test-p-value-less-50-ppm-or-lower-p-risk-assessment

    maximized for crop need and soil test maintenance. Consider risk of erosion losses that might result from ...

  6. Water Control Structure (NRCS 587)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/water-control-structure-nrcs-587

    channels or water use areas usually as part of an irrigation or drainage system. In Ohio this standard ... applies to subsurface drainage control structures as well as open channels. However, the primary focus of ... elevation of water in drainage or irrigation ditches include checks, flashboard risers and check dams. Other ...

  7. Open Channel/Two-Stage Ditch (NRCS 582)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/open-channeltwo-stage-ditch-nrcs-582

    than 2 percent, and fields that are fairly flat (less than 0.5 percent slope) with subsurface drainage ... installed. It is appropriate for ditches that experience bank erosion or for undersized ditches. It can be ... implemented on fields with greater slope, but grade-control structures might be required. It is appropriate for ...

  8. Water and Sediment Basin (NRCS 350 & 638)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/water-and-sediment-basin-nrcs-350-638

    a sediment source by the installation of erosion control measures to keep soil and other material in place, ... conservation tillage, and crop residue management can also be used to control erosion. Water and sediment ... prevent watercourse or gully erosion. The drainage of each basin should be limited so that the duration of ...

  9. Tillage Intensity to Maintain Target Residue Cover (NRCS 329, 345 & 346)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/tillage-intensity-maintain-target-residue-cover-nrcs-329-345-346

    the critical wind erosion period. Weed control is accomplished with crop protection products and/or ... significant residue cover to provide for erosion control during the non-growing portions of the season. ... Tillage is traditionally done to prepare a seed bed for planting or mechanical weed control. It ...

  10. Stream Bank Stabilization (NRCS 580)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/stream-bank-stabilization-nrcs-580

    vulnerable due to instability. It can also be used where relatively simple erosion and stability control ... shorelines of lakes, reservoirs, or estuaries to reduce erosion. Methods used include soil bioengineering and ... more complex bank erosion problems on major bodies of water such as Lake Erie and its major bays. ...

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