What Agricultural Operations Can Do:
Whether their focus is on livestock or crops, agricultural operations can have a significant impact on the watershed. Herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers are applied to stimulate and protect crops, and care must be taken to ensure that residues from these activities do not migrate beyond borders. Animal waste can pollute waterways if steps are not taken to prevent it from draining into the waterways.
From the TRWC BMP Study:
The "good citizen" practices in the BMP study are as follows.