Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) and Related Publications

Below are dynamic bibliographies on topics relevant to the Conservation Effects Assessment Project.

WQIC dynamic bibliographies provide you with information on a topic from NAL AGRICOLA database. The term "dynamic" refers to the fact that a new bibliography is generated each time you use the link, so the bibliography's citations are always up-to-date. Review the benefits and limitations of getting information this way.

The Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) is a multi-agency effort to evaluate the environmental effects of conservation practices and programs and build the science base for managing the agricultural landscape for environmental quality. WQIC has supported CEAP information projects since 2003.


Image of a river bend area. Conservation Practices

Information covering the effects of agricultural conservation practices on erosion and sedimentation, nitrogen, pathogens, pesticides, phosphorus, and fish and wildlife.

strip crops CEAP Scientific Articles

Look here for information generated by ARS, NIFA and NRCS through the Conservation Effects Assessment Project, including results from CEAP watershed studies.

Tail water recovery ditch Ecosystem Services and Agriculture

Find information about different ecosystem services provide by agricultural lands.

Image of a farm with green cover crops in front of a silo Targeting Agricultural Conservation Practices and Programs

See articles on environmental targeting of conservation practices and programs. You can also find books on the topic.

In addition, the dynamic bibliography on Modeling and Water Resources may also have articles relevant to targeting conservation practices. Also look for books on the topic.