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CSP Enhancements

CSP Enhancement Activity Job Sheets

"Enhancement" means a type of conservation activity used to treat natural resources and improve conservation performance. Enhancements are installed at a level of management intensity that exceeds the sustainable level for a given resource concern, and those directly related to a practice standard are applied in a manner that exceeds the minimum treatment requirements of the standard.

A "Bundle" is a group of specific enhancements which when installed as a group, addresses resource concerns synergistically.

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Air Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
AIR03 Replace burning of prunings, removals, and other crop residues with non-burning alternatives KS-AIR03 (PDF; 26 KB)
AIR04 Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height, and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift KS-AIR04 (PDF; 29 KB)
AIR07 GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control technology KS-AIR07 (PDF; 26 KB)
AIR08 Nitrification inhibitors or urease inhibitors KS-AIR08 (PDF; 26 KB)

Animal Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
ANM03 Incorporate native grasses and/or legumes to 15% or more of the herbage dry matter productivity KS-ANM03 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM05 Extending riparian forest buffers for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM05 (PDF; 25 KB)
ANM07 Extending existing field borders for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM07 (PDF; 27 KB)
ANM09 Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat KS-ANM09 (PDF; 27 KB)
ANM10 Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape KS-ANM10 (PDF; 26 KB)
ANM11 Patch-burning to enhance wildlife habitat KS-ANM11 (PDF; 26 KB)
ANM12 Shallow water habitat  
ANM17 Monitoring nutritional status of livestock using the NUTBAL PRO System  
ANM18 Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape  
ANM21 Prairie restoration for grazing and wildlife habitat KS-ANM21 (PDF; 27 KB)
ANM23 Multi-species native perennials for biomass/wildlife habitat KS-ANM23 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM25 Stockpiling of forages to extend the grazing season KS-ANM25 (PDF; 27 KB)
ANM26 Managing calving to coincide with forage availability KS-ANM26 (PDF; 27 KB)
ANM27 Wildlife-friendly fencing KS-ANM27 (PDF; 31 KB)
ANM29 On-farm forage based grazing system  
ANM31 Drainage water management  
ANM32 Extend existing filter strips or riparian herbaceous cover for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM32 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM33 Riparian buffer, terrestrial, and aquatic wildlife habitat KS-ANM33 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM34 Leave standing grain crops un-harvested to benefit wildlife  

Energy Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
ENR01 Fuel use reduction for field operations  
ENR09 Variable frequency drive electric motors  
ENR10 Using nitrogen provided by legumes, animal manure, and compost to supply 90 to 100% of the nitrogen needs KS-ENR10 (PDF; 42 KB)
ENR11 Improving energy feedstock production using alley cropping systems with short rotation woody crops KS-ENR11 (PDF; 26 KB)
ENR12 Use of legume cover crops as a nitrogen source KS-ENR12 (PDF; 44 KB)

Plant Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
PLT02 Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management KS-PLT02 (PDF; 31 KB)
PLT05 Multi-story cropping, sustainable management of nontimber forest plants KS-PLT05 (PDF; 27 KB)
PLT06 Renovation of a windbreak, shelter belt, or hedgerow for wildlife habitat KS-PLT06 (PDF; 30 KB)
PLT15 Establish pollinator and/or beneficial insect habitat KS-PLT15 (PDF; 29 KB)
PLT16 Intensive rotational grazing KS-PLT16 (PDF; 27 KB)
PLT17 Creating forest openings to improve hardwood stands KS-PLT17 (PDF; 26 KB)
PLT18 Increasing on-farm food production with edible woody buffer landscapes KS-PLT18 (PDF; 27 KB)

Soil Erosion Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
SOE03 Continuous no-till ORGANIC system KS-SOE03 (PDF; 26 KB)
SOE04 Continuous no-till KS-SOE04 (PDF; 26 KB)

Soil Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
SQL01 Controlled traffic system  
SQL02 Continuous cover crops KS-SQL02 (PDF; 27 KB)
SQL03 Drainage water management for nutrient, pathogen, or pesticide reduction KS-SQL03 (PDF; 27 KB)
SQL04 Use of cover crop mixes KS-SQL04 (PDF; 38 KB)
SQL05 Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction KS-SQL05 (PDF; 30 KB)
SQL08 Intercropping to improve soil quality and increase biodiversity  
SQL09 Conversion of cropped land to grass-based agriculture KS-SQL09 (PDF; 27 KB)

Water Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
WQL01 Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, herbaceous weeds and invasive species KS-WQL01 (PDF; 30 KB)
WQL03 Rotation of supplement and feeding areas  
WQL04 Plant tissue testing and analysis to improve nitrogen management KS-WQL04 (PDF; 128 KB)
WQL05 Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date  
WQL07 Split nitrogen applications, 50% after crop emergence or pasture green up  
WQL09 Apply phosphorus fertilizer below the soil surface  
WQL10 Plant a cover crop that will scavenge residual nitrogen KS-WQL10 (PDF; 42 KB)
WQL11 Precision application technology to apply nutrients  
WQL13 High level integrated pest management to reduce pesticide environmental risk KS-WQL13 (PDF; 26 KB)
WQL14 Land application of treated manure  
WQL17 Use of non-chemical methods to kill cover crops  
WQL18 Non-chemical pest management for livestock  
WQL19 Transition to ORGANIC grazing systems  
WQL20 Transition to ORGANIC cropping systems  
WQL21 Integrated pest management for ORGANIC farming KS-WQL21 (PDF; 26 KB)
WQL22 On farm composting of farm organic waste  
WQL24 Apply enhanced efficiency fertilizer products KS-WQL24 (PDF; 27 KB)
WQL25 Split applications of nitrogen based on a PSNT KS-WQL25 (PDF; 62 KB)
WQL26 Reduce the concentration of nutrients imported on farm  

Water Quantity Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
WQT01 Irrigation system automation  
WQT03 Irrigation pumping plant evaluation  
WQT05 Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation  
WQT07 Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling KS-WQT07 (PDF; 27 KB)
WQT08 Decrease irrigation water quantity or conversion to non-irrigated crop production KS-WQT08 (PDF; 26 KB)

Supplemental Payment Activity
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
CCR99 Resource-Conserving Crop Rotation KS-CCR99 (PDF; 27 KB)

Special Projects
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
FPP02 On-Farm Pilot Project KS-FPP02 (PDF; 58 KB)
FRD01 On-Farm Research and Demonstration KS-FRD01 (PDF; 141 KB)

Bundles
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
BCR06 Crop Technology Bundle #6 (Improved nutrient and pesticide application techniques and widen buffers)  
BCR07 Crop Technology Bundle #7 (Addresses orchard and vineyard resource concerns  
BCR08 Crop Technology Bundle #8 (Reduces inputs, improve soil and water quality, benefit pollinators and beneficial insects)  
BFO06 Forest Bundle #6 (Improves wildlife habitat and soil quality)  
BPA06 Pasture Grazing Bundle #6 (Improves wildlife habitat)  
BPA07 Pasture Grazing Bundle #7 (Improves forage utilization)  
BPA08 Pasture Grazing Bundle #8 (Addresses all aspects of pasture management)  
BRA05 Range Grazing Bundle #5 (Addresses multiple resource concerns)  
BRA06 Range Grazing Bundle #6 (Improves wildlife habitat and water quality)  
BRA07 Range Grazing Bundle #7 (Addresses multiple resource concerns)