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CAP Plan Development Criteria-FY18

FY 18 Conservation Activity Plans (CAP) Plan Development Criteria and Templates

CAP Code
 

CAP Plan Name

Description

102

Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (DOCX, 91KB)

 

Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Template (94KB)

A comprehensive nutrient management plan (CNMP) is a conservation plan for an animal feeding operation (AFO). It documents how nutrients and contaminants will be managed in the production and land treatment areas of the farm to protect animal health, human health and the environment.

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104

Nutrient Management Plan (DOCX, 29KB)

A nutrient management plan is a document of record of how nutrients will be managed for plant production and to address the environmental concerns related to the offsite movement of nutrients from agricultural fields.

106

Forest Management Plan (DOCX, 32KB)

Guide for Foresters for the Joint Management Plan Template (PDF, 1.5MB)

Guide for Landowners for the Joint Management Plan Template (PDF, 303KB)

Managing Your Woodlands National ATFS/FS/NRCS Joint Management Plan Template (PDF, 314KB)

 

A forest management plan is a site-specific plan developed for a client, which addresses one or more resource concerns on land where forestry-related conservation activities or practices will be planned and applied.

108

Feed Management Plan (DOCX, 21KB)

A feed management plan is a farm-specific plan developed for a client, to document control of the quantity and quality of available nutrients, feedstuffs, and/or additives fed to livestock and poultry.

110

Grazing Management Plan (DOCX, 36KB)

 

A grazing management plan is a site-specific plan, developed with a client to address one or more resource concerns on land where grazing related activities or practices will be applied.

112

Prescribed Burning Plan (DOCX, 37KB)

A prescribed burning plan is a site-specific plan developed with a client which addresses one or more resource concerns on land through the use of fire.

114

Integrated Pest Management (DOCX, 25KB)

Integrated Pest Management Template (DOC, 25KB)

 

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an ecosystem-based, sustainable approach to manage pests. It uses a combination of techniques such as chemical tools biological control, habitat manipulation, modification of cultural practices and use of resistant varieties of cultivars.

118

Irrigation Water Management Plan (DOCX, 39KB)

 

Irrigation Water Management (IWM) controls the volume, frequency, and rate of water for efficient irrigation. Measuring soil moisture, water use by plants and climate help decide when to irrigate, and how much water to apply.

128

Agricultural Energy Management Checklist (DOCX, 47KB)

Agricultural Energy Management Plan (DOCX, 128KB)

An Agricultural Energy Management Plan- Headquarters (AgEMP) is a detailed documentation of energy consuming components and practices of the current operation, the previous year’s on-farm energy consumption, and the strategy by which the producer will explore and address their on-farm energy conservation concerns, objectives, and opportunities.

 

130

Drainage Water Management Plan (DOCX, 71KB)

 

Drainage Water Management (DWM) controls soil water table elevations and the timing of water discharges from subsurface or surface agricultural drainage systems.  giving the opportunity for crop use of the subsurface water and nutrients.

138 Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition Plan (213KB)  CAP 138 helps farmers who are interested in transitioning from conventional farming practices to organic production by addressing the natural resource concerns on their operation. 
142

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan (DOCX, 48KB)

 

A fish and wildlife habitat plan is a site specific plan developed with a client who is ready to plan and implement conservation activities or practices with consideration for fish and wildlife habitat.

 

146

Pollinator Habitat Plan (DOCX, 40KB)

 

A pollinator habitat enhancement plan is a site-specific conservation plan developed for a client that addresses the improvement, restoration, enhancement, expansion of flower-rich habitat that supports native and/or managed pollinators.

 

154

IPM Herbicide Resistant Weed Conservation Plan (DOCX, 28KB)

IPM Herbicide Resistant Weed Conservation Template (DOCX, 21KB)

 

Integrated Pest Management Herbicide Resistance Weed Conservation Plan emphasizes modifications in herbicide use to suppress weeds on cropland.