Practice Details

Alley Cropping 
Crop  
Soil,Water,Air,Plant,Animal,Energy 
 
Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health (5) ,Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion (5) ,Soil Erosion - Ephemeral Gully Erosion (5) ,Soil Erosion - Wind Erosion (5) ,Soil Erosion - Sheet and Rill Erosion (5) ,Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Habitat Continuity (Space) (3) ,Degraded Plant Condition - Excessive Plant Pest Pressure (3) ,Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition (3) ,Water Quality Degradation - Excessive Sediment in Surface Water (3) ,Water Quality Degradation - Excess Pathogens and Chemicals from Manure, Bio-solids or Compost Applications in Surface Water (3) ,Water Quality Degradation - Nutrients in Surface water (3) ,Water Quality Degradation - Pesticides in Surface Water (3) ,Insufficient Water - Inefficient Use of Irrigation Water (3) ,Excess Water - Drifted Snow (3) ,Soil Erosion - Classic Gully Erosion (3) ,Livestock Production Limitation - Inadequate Shelter (2) ,Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter
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Trees and/or shrubs are planted in combination with crops and forages. Increasing biomass density increases carbon sequestration and enhances soil carbon stocks.

Screening Test

Resource Concern Screening Test for Resource Concern
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Particulate Matter (PM) and PM Precursors Tree and shrub rows are placed perpendicular, or as close as possible, to prevai More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Particulate Matter (PM) and PM Precursors Tree and shrub rows are placed perpendicular, or as close as possible, to prevai More ...
Excess Water - Runoff, Flooding, or Ponding Deep rooted tree and shrub species are utilized to encourage infiltration and re More ...
Excess Water - Runoff, Flooding, or Ponding Deep rooted tree and shrub species are utilized to encourage infiltration and re More ...
Excess Water - Seasonal High Water Table Deep rooted tree and shrub species are utilized to manage seasonal high water ta More ...
Excess Water - Seasonal High Water Table Deep rooted tree and shrub species are utilized to manage seasonal high water ta More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter The crop and tree/shrub cover provides cover and shelter for the chosen wildlife More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter The crop and tree/shrub cover provides cover and shelter for the chosen wildlife More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Food The crop and tree/shrub cover provides habitat for the chosen wildlife species. More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Food The crop and tree/shrub cover provides habitat for the chosen wildlife species. More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Habitat Continuity (Space) The crop and tree/shrub cover provides habitat for the chosen wildlife species. More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Habitat Continuity (Space) The crop and tree/shrub cover provides habitat for the chosen wildlife species. More ...
Livestock Production Limitation - Inadequate Feed and Forage The current crop rotation (crop and tree/shrub) provides ample feed and/or forag More ...
Livestock Production Limitation - Inadequate Feed and Forage The current crop rotation (crop and tree/shrub) provides ample feed and/or forag More ...
Soil Erosion - Sheet and Rill Erosion Tree and shrub rows are placed on or near contours.
Soil Erosion - Sheet and Rill Erosion Tree and shrub rows are placed on or near contours.
Soil Erosion - Wind Erosion Tree and shrub rows are placed perpendicular, or as close as possible, to prevai More ...
Soil Erosion - Wind Erosion Tree and shrub rows are placed perpendicular, or as close as possible, to prevai More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion No-till or reduced tillage/planting methods are used on all crops grown in alley More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion No-till or reduced tillage/planting methods are used on all crops grown in alley More ...


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