Table 16. Minimum amount of small grain residue required to control erosion1
Soil Texture Minimum amount of small grain residue required in pounds per acre to control erosion
Coarse - textured soils - loamy sand, loamy fine sand (mapped as L texture) 1750
Moderately coarse and fine textured soils - fine sandy loam (mapped as S texture) 1250
Silty clay (mapped as H texture) 1250
Clay (mapped as V texture) 1250
Medium and moderately fine textured soils - very fine sandy loam, loam, silty loam (mapped as M texture) 750
Clay loam, sandy clay loam, silty clay loam (mapped as F texture) 750
1from S C S Standards and specifications for Soil Conservation practices.