Protecting Louisiana’s Waters using Best Management Practices
By: LSU AgCenter Research and Extension
Working with representatives from the agricultural commodity groups, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation (LFBF) and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF), the LSU AgCenter has taken the lead in assembling a group of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for each agricultural commodity in Louisiana.
Agricultural BMPs focus on five main areas: nutrient management, pesticide management, soil and water management, pasture management and general farm BMPs.
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