Effective coupling of upland and riparian conservation as a system of practices, is necessary to ensure water quality, water supply, agricultural sustainability, and ecosystem biodiversity and integrity. This is not an easy task, nor an intuitiveRead More…
This editorial examines how precision siting of practices can provide data for evaluating watershed goals and assessing how implementation strategies may influence chances of success in reaching habitat and water quality goals.
This publication presents a system to classify a watershed’s riparian corridors and apply them toward riparian management planning in hydrologic unit code 12 watersheds.
This publication describes the structure of the ACPF database, which contains land use, crop history, and soils information and is available for download for 6091 HUC12 watersheds located across Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and parts of Kansas,Read More…
Foundational publication on the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
A guide to how the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework National Hub can help you use the ACPF in your conservation planning processes
This article in the Journal of Environmental Quality introduces the FiNRT tool and outlines how financial and expected field-scale N loss data are used to calculate total long-term cost and cost effectiveness of various conservation plans.
This manual accompanies the ACPF software tools as a training and referencing resource for use with the third version of these tools, written for use in ArcGIS Desktop version 10.7 and 10.8.
This video is an introduction to the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) by providing an overview to the three components of the ACPF.