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  1. Amending Soils with Lime or Gypsum (NRCS 333)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/amending-soils-lime-or-gypsum-nrcs-333

    magnesium (5%) carbonates. A variety of materials have neutralizing capabilities but are generally less ... to adjust pH into the range suggested for different plant species. A water quality benefit has not ... buffer pH value, which is used to determine the amount of lime needed to correct a soil water pH into ...

  2. Grassed Waterways (NRCS 412)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/grassed-waterways-nrcs-412

    without causing erosion or flooding, or it is put into place to prevent gully formation. It is also used ... benefits are very site-specific, so generalized improvements of water quality benefits are difficult to ... local SWCD or NRCS for available programs. Maintenance costs primarily involve mowing and generally do ...

  3. Best Management Practices (BMP)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp

    those interested in directly accessing a BMP they have heard about. The list is organized by general ... NRCS standards are grouped together, since there is a general relationship. Refer to the individual ...

  4. Controlled Drainage/Drainage Water Management (NRCS 554)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/controlled-drainagedrainage-water-management-nrcs-554

    systematic drainage, consisting of a main drain and laterals that empty into the main. These structures can ... outlet is elevated during the nongrowing season by inserting stoplogs into the control structure after ... https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns Extensive design details are provided in NRCS Conservation Practice Standard 554. ...

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

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

    generally constructed across a slope to develop minor water courses that trap sediment and/or detain water. ... topography is generally irregular. Watercourse and gully erosion are a problem. Sheet and rill erosion levels ... requirements. If used with terraces, water and sediment control basins should generally be spaced at terrace ...

  6. Saturated Buffer (NRCS 604)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/saturated-buffer-nrcs-604

    Isenhart, 2014). An Iowa study saw 35–59 percent tile flow diverted into buffers throughout the first four ... the water. Sediments and associated  phosphorus flow into the soil profile where they can be trapped. ... https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns Extensive design details are provided in Ohio NRCS Standard 604: Saturated Buffers   ...

  7. Vegetated Treatment Area (NRCS 635)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/vegetated-treatment-area-nrcs-635

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns Vegetated Treatment Area (NRCS 635) ...

  8. Restored Wetlands (NRCS 657)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/restored-wetlands-nrcs-657

    removed from agricultural production. Cost analyses should take into account the cost of the wetland as ... https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns Consult your SWCD, NRCS or a wetland contractor as proper siting, vegetation, and construction are ... critical. General design criteria are established for all purposes that establish minimum embankment ...

  9. Riparian Forest Buffers (NRCS 391)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/riparian-forest-buffers-nrcs-391

    Its purpose is to prevent sediments and pollutants from directly discharging into aquatic ecosystems. ... revegetated or rebuilt (e.g., by way of stream bank reengineering), costs can increase quickly. In general ... https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns NRCS Standard 391: Riparian Forest Buffer ...

  10. Filter Strips/Grassed Riparian Buffers (NRCS 393 & 390)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/filter-stripsgrassed-riparian-buffers-nrcs-393-390

    discharged into surface water systems such as ditches and streams. It improves ditch and streambank ... associated with the sediment. When the flow velocity decreases, some of the runoff will move into the ground ... https://agbmps.osu.edu/submit/email-general-questions-comments-or-concerns Ohio NRCS Standard 390: Riparian Herbaceous Cover Ohio NRCS Standard 393: Filter Strip ...

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