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CSP 2013 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 synergetically.

Air Quality  | Animal | Bundles | Energy | Plant | Soil Erosion | Soil Quality | Water Quality | Water Quantity | National Focus Areas | Supplemental Payment Activity

Air Quality Enhancements

AIR03 Replace burning of prunings removals and other crop residues with nonburning alternatives

AIR04 Use drift reducing nozzles low pressures lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift

AIR07 GPS targeted spray application or other chemical application electronic control technology

AIR08 Nitrification inhibitors or urease inhibitors


Animal Enhancements

ANM03 Incorporate native grasses and or legumes into 15 percent or more of herbage DM productivity

ANM05 Extending riparian  forest buffers for water quality protection and wildlife habitat

ANM07 Extend existing field borders for water quality protection and wildlife habitat

ANM09 Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat

ANM10 Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape

ANM11 Patch burning to enhance wildlife habitat

ANM12 Shallow water habitat

ANM17 Monitoring nutritional status of livestock using the NUTBAL PRO system

ANM21 Prairie restoration for grazing and wildlife habitat

ANM23 Multi species native perennials for biomass wildlife

ANM25 Stockpiling forages to extend the grazing season

ANM26 Managing calving to coincide with forage availability

ANM27  Wildlife friendly fencing

ANM29 On farm forage based grazing system

ANM31 Drainage water mgmt

ANM32 Extend existing filter strips or riparian herbaceous cover for water quality protection and wildlife habitat

ANM33 Riparian buffer terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat

ANM34 Leave standing grain crops Unharvested to benefit wildlife

ANM35 Enhance wildlife habitat expired grass legume covered CRP acres

ANM36 Enhance wildlife habitat expired tree covered CRP acres

ANM37 Prescriptive grazing management system for grazing lands

ANM38 Retrofit water facility wildlife escape enhanced access


BCR06 Crop technology bundle 6

BCR09 Crop technology bundle 9

BFO07 Forest technology bundle 7

BFO08 Forest technology bundle 8

BPA07 Pasture technology bundle 7

BPA09 Pasture technology bundle 9

BRA08 Range technology bundle 8

BRA09 Range technology bundle 9

Energy Enhancements

ENR01 Fuel use reduction for field operations

ENR09 Variable frequency drive electric motors

ENR10 Using N provided by legumes animal manure and compost

ENR11 Improving energy feedstock production using alley cropping

ENR12 Use of legume cover crops as N source


Plant Enhancements

PLT02 Monitoring key grazing areas to improve grazing management

PLT05 Multistory cropping sustainable management nontimber forest

PLT06 Renovation of windbreak shelterbelt hedgerow wildlife

PLT15 Pollinator andor beneficial insect habitat

PLT16 Intensive rotational grazing

PLT17 Creating forest openings to improve hardwood stands

PLT18 Increasing farm food production edible woody buffer

PLT19 Herbicide resistant weed management

PLT20 High residue cover crops mixtures high residue cover crops

PLT21 Forest stand improvement pretreating vegetation and fuels

Soil Erosion Enhancements

SOE 05 Continuous no-till organic system Organic or Non-Organic System

Soil Quality Enhancements

SQL01 Controlled traffic system

SQL04 Use of cover crop mixes

SQL05 Use of deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction

SQL08 Intercropping to improve soil quality and increase biodiversity

SQL09 Conversion of cropland to grassbased agriculture

SQL10 Crop management system where crop land acres

SQL11 Cover crop orchards vineyards other woody perennial

SQL12 Intensive cover cropping in annual crops

Water Quality Enhancements

WQL01 Biological suppression and other nonchemical techniques

WQL03 Rotation of supplement and feeding areas

WQL04 Plant tissue testing and analysis to improve management

WQL05 Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date

WQL07 Split N applications 50 percent after the crops pasture

WQL09 Apply phosphorus fertilizer below soil surface

WQL10 Plant a cover crop that will scavenge residual N

WQL11 Precision application technology to apply nutrients

WQL13 High level integrated pest management

WQL14 Land application of treated manure

WQL17 Use of nonchemical methods to kill cover crops

WQL18 Nonchemical pest management for livestock

WQL19 Transition to organic grazing system

WQL20 Transition to organic cropping system

WQL21 Integrated pest management for Organic farming

WQL22 Onfarm composting farm organic waste

WQL24 Apply enhanced efficiency fertililzer

WQL25 Split applications of N based on PSNT

WQL26 Reduce concentration of nutrients imported on farm

WQL 27 Drainage water management for nutrient, pathogen or pesticide reduction

Water Quantity Enhancements

WQT01 Irrigation system automation

WQT03 Irrigation pumping plant evaluation

WQT05 Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation

WQT07 Regional weather network

WQT08 Decrease irrigation water quantity or conversion to nonirrigated crop production

National Focus Areas

FRD01 On-farm research and demonstration with requirements

FPP02 On farm pilot project with requirements

Supplemental Payment Activity

CCR99 Resource Conserving Crop Rotation (RCCR)