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1

You should check "Yes" to "Cover Crop" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used if any of the following are present:

> 2 to 18% slopes

2

You should check "Yes" to "Grassed Waterways" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used where water runoff from two adjacent slopes concentrates and flows at erosive rates which could create gullies - slopes should be evaluated within the flagged area.

3

You should check "Yes" to "Drainage Water Management" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used when all of the following are present:

0 to 2% slopes
Somewhat poorly or poorly/very poorly drained soils

4

You should check "Yes" to "Increased Setbacks/Filter Strips" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used when site borders a stream or water course and any of the following are present:

> 2 to 18% percent slopes
Very slow infiltration

*Pit information card will indicate if a bordering stream should be included in the observation*

5

You should check "Yes" to "Fertilizer placement preventing groundwater pollution" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used if any of the following are present:

Coarse textured subsoil
Slowly or very slow infiltration

6

You should check "Yes" to "Permanent Pasture or Woodland" when what problem is marked on your card?

Slope

7

You should check "Yes" to "Slight Risk" when what problem is marked on your card?

All of the following present:

4" of topsoil
Well or moderately well drained
No compaction in the upper 10"
Rapid or moderate infiltration
Many living organisms