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Subdivision 1.Prohibited activities.

A person may not cause, conduct, contract for, or authorize an activity that causes excessive soil loss.

Subd. 2.Agricultural land.

A land occupier of agricultural land is not violating subdivision 1 if the occupier is farming by methods that implement the best practicable conservation practices.

Subd. 3.Woodland.

A land occupier who uses wooded land for pasture must ensure that proper management is used to prevent excessive soil loss due to overgrazing or cattle paths.