TeachMeFinance.com - explain Highly erodible land (HEL)
Highly erodible land (HEL) The term 'Highly erodible land (HEL) ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' Land that is very susceptible to erosion, including fields that have at least 1/3 or 50 acres of soils with a natural erosion potential of at least 8 times their T value. More than 140 million acres are classified as HEL. Farms cropping highly erodible land and under production flexibility contracts must be in compliance with a conservation plan that protects this cropland'.
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