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SD Conservation Stewardship Program Enhancements for 2019

300 Series Enhancements

Enhancement Code Enhancement Name
E314133Z Brush management for improved structure and composition.
E314134Z Brush management that maintains or enhances wildlife or fish habitat.
E315132Z Herbaceous weed treatment that helps create desired plant communities and habitats consistent with the ecological site.
E315133Z Herbaceous weed treatment for inadequate structure and composition that helps create desired plant communities and habitats consistent with the ecological site.
E315134Z Herbaceous weed treatment for plant pest pressures that helps create desired plant communities and habitats consistent with the ecological site.
E327136Z1 Conservation cover to provide food habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects.
E327136Z2 Establish Monarch butterfly habitat.
E327137Z Conservation cover to provide cover and shelter habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects.
E327139Z Conservation cover to provide habitat continuity for pollinators and beneficial insects.
E328101I Improved resource conserving crop rotation to reduce water erosion.
E328101R Resource conserving crop rotation to reduce water erosion.
E328101Z Conservation crop rotation on recently converted CRP grass/legume cover for water erosion.
E328102I Improved resource conserving crop rotation to reduce wind erosion.
E328102R Resource conserving crop rotation to reduce wind erosion.
E328102Z Conservation crop rotation on recently converted CRP grass/legume cover for wind erosion.
E328106I Improved resource conserving crop rotation for soil organic matter improvement.
E328106R Resource conserving crop rotation for soil organic matter improvement.
E328106Z1 Soil health crop rotation.
E328106Z2 Modifications to improve soil health and increase soil organic matter.
E328106Z3 Conservation crop rotation on recently converted CRP grass/legume cover for soil organic matter improvement.
E328107I Improved resource conserving crop rotation to improve soil compaction.
E328107R Resource conserving crop rotation to improve soil compaction,
E328109Z Conservation crop rotation to reduce the concentration of salts.
E328118Z Conservation crop rotation to reduce water quality degradation by utilization and removal of excess soil nutrients with forage harvest.
E328134I Improved resource conserving crop rotation to relieve plant pest pressure.
E328134R Resource conserving crop rotation to relieve plant pest pressure.
E328136Z Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife food sources.
E328137Z Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife cover and shelter.
E328136Z2 Improved crop rotation to provide benefits to pollinators.
E328137Z Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife cover and shelter.
E329101Z No till to reduce water erosion.
E329102Z No till system to reduce wind erosion.
E329106Z No till system to increase soil health and soil organic matter content.
E329114Z No till to increase plant-available moisture: irrigation water.
E329115Z No till to increase plant-available moisture: moisture management.
E329128Z No till to reduce tillage induced particulate matter.
E329144Z No till to reduce energy.
E334107Z Controlled traffic farming to reduce compaction.
E338134Z Strategically planned, patch burning for grazing distribution and wildlife habitat (undesirable plant pressure).
E338135Z Strategically planned, patch burning for grazing distribution and wildlife habitat (fuel loading).
E338136Z Short-interval burns to promote a healthy herbaceous plant community for wildlife food.
E338137Z1 Sequential patch burning.
E338137Z2 Short-interval burn.
E338140Z Short-interval prescribed burning to promote a healthy herbaceous plant community.
E340101Z Cover crop to reduce water erosion.
E340102Z Cover crop to reduce wind erosion.
E340106Z1 Intensive cover cropping to increase soil health and soil organic matter content.
E340106Z2 Use of multi-species cover crops to improve soil health and increase soil organic matter.
E340106Z3 Intensive cover cropping (orchard or vineyard floor) to increase soil health and soil organic matter content.
E340106Z4 Use of soil health assessment to assist with development of cover crop mix to improve soil health and increase soil organic matter.
E340107Z Cover crop to minimize soil compaction.
E340118Z Cover crop to reduce water quality degradation by utilizing excess soil nutrients-surface water.
E340119Z Cover crop to reduce water quality degradation by utilizing excess soil nutrients-ground water.
E340134Z Cover crop to suppress excessive weed pressures and break pest cycles.
E345101Z Reduced tillage to reduce water erosion.
E345102Z Reduced tillage to reduce wind erosion.
E345106Z Reduced tillage to increase soil health and soil organic matter content.
E345114Z Reduced tillage to increase plant-available moisture: irrigation water.
E345115Z Reduced tillage to increase plant-available moisture: moisture management.
E345128Z Reduced tillage to reduce tillage induced particulate matter.
E345144Z Reduced tillage to reduce energy use.
E374144Z1 Install variable frequency drive(s) on pump(s).
E374144Z2 Switch fuel source for pump motor(s).
E382136Z Incorporating "wildlife friendly" fencing for connectivity of wildlife food resources.
E383135Z Grazing-maintained fuel break to reduce the risk of fire.
E384135Z Biochar production from woody residue.
E386101Z Enhanced field borders to reduce water induced erosion along the edge(s) of a field.
E386102Z Enhanced field borders to reduce wind induced erosion along the windward side(s) of a field.
E386106Z Enhanced field borders to increase carbon storage along the edge(s) of the field.
E386128Z Enhanced field borders to decrease particulate emissions along the edge(s) of the field.
E386136Z Enhanced field border to provide wildlife food for pollinators along the edge(s) of a field.
E386137Z Enhanced field border to provide wildlife food or shelter along the edge(s) of a field.
E386139Z Enhanced field border to provide wildlife habitat continuity along the edge(s) of a field.
E390118Z Increase riparian herbaceous cover width for nutrient reduction.
E390126Z Increase riparian herbaceous cover width to reduce sediment loading.
E390136Z Increase riparian herbaceous cover width to enhance wildlife habitat.
E391118Z Increase riparian forest buffer width for nutrient reduction.
E391126Z Increase riparian forest buffer width to reduce sediment loading.
E391127Z Increase stream shading for stream temperature reduction.
E391136Z Increase riparian forest buffer width to enhance wildlife habitat.
E393118Z Extend existing filter strip to reduce excess nutrients in surface water.
E393122Z Extend existing filter strip to reduce excess pathogens and chemicals in surface water.
E393126Z Extend existing filter strip to reduce excess sediment in surface water.
 

 

400 Series Enhancements

Enhancement Code Enhancement Name
E449114Z5 Inefficient Use of Irrigation Water-Complete pumping plant evaluation for all  pumps on a farm.
E449114Z7 Inefficient Use of Irrigation Water-Advanced Automated IWM-Year 2-5, Soil moisture monitoring.
E449114Z8 Inefficient Use of Irrigation Water-Advanced Automated IWM-Year 1, Equipment and soil moisture or water level monitoring.
E449144Z Complete pumping plant evaluation for all pumps on a farm.
E472118Z Manage livestock access to streams, ditches, and other waterbodies to reduce nutrients in surface water.
E472122Z Manage livestock access to streams, ditches, and other waterbodies to reduce pathogens in surface water.
E484106Z Mulching to improve soil health.
 

 

500 Series Enhancements

Enhancement Code Enhancement Name
E511137Z1 Harvest of crops (hay or small grains) using conservation measures that allow desired species to flush or escape.
E511137Z2 Forage harvest management that helps maintain or improve wildlife habitat (cover and shelter).
E511139Z2 Forage harvest management that helps maintain wildlife habitat continuity (space).
E512101Z1 Cropland conversion to grass-based agriculture to reduce water erosion.
E512101Z2 Forage and biomass planting for water erosion to improve soil health.
E512102Z Cropland conversion to grass-based agriculture to reduce wind erosion.
E512106Z1 Cropland conversion to grass-based agriculture for soil organic matter improvement.
E512106Z2 Forage plantings that can help increase organic matter in depleted soils.
E512132Z1 Forage and biomass planting that produces feedstock for biofuels or energy production.
E512132Z2 Native grasses or legumes in forage base to improve plant productivity and health.
E512133Z1 Native grasses or legumes in forage base to improve plant community structure and composition.
E512133Z2 Forage plantings that enhance bird habitat (structure and composition).
E512136Z1 Establish pollinator and/or beneficial insect food habitat.
E512136Z2 Native grass or legumes in forage base to provide wildlife food.
E512137Z Forage plantings that enhance bird habitat (cover and shelter).
E512138Z Establish wildlife corridors to enhance access to water.
E512139Z1 Establish wildlife corridors to provide habitat continuity.
E512139Z2 Establish pollinator and/or beneficial insect habitat continuity (space).
E512139Z3 Establish Monarch butterfly habitat in pastures.
E512140Z Native grasses or legumes in forage base.
E528101Z Improved grazing management for water erosion through monitoring activities.
E528102Z Improved grazing management for wind erosion through monitoring activities.
E528104Z Grazing management that protects sensitive areas from gully erosion.
E528105Z Prescribed grazing that improves or maintains riparian and watershed function-erosion.
E528107Z1 Improved grazing management for soil compaction through monitoring activities.
E528107Z2 Improved grazing management for soil compaction on rangeland through monitoring activities.
E528118Z1 Prescribed grazing on pastureland that maintains/improves riparian and watershed function impairment from nutrients.
E528118Z2 Grazing management that protects sensitive areas-surface water from nutrients.
E528119Z Grazing management that protects sensitive areas-ground water from nutrients.
E528122Z Prescribed grazing on pastureland that maintains/improves riparian and watershed function impairment from pathogens/chemicals.
E528126Z Prescribed grazing on pastureland that maintains/improves riparian and watershed function through minimizing sediment in surface water.
E528127Z Prescribed grazing that improves or maintains riparian and watershed function-elevated water temperature.
E528132Z1 Improved grazing management for plant productivity and health through monitoring activities.
E528132Z2 Stockpiling cool season forage to improve plant productivity and health.
E528132Z3 Improved grazing management for plant productivity and health through monitoring activities.
E528133Z1 Stockpiling cool season forage to improve structure and composition.
E528133Z2 Grazing management for improving quantity and quality of plant structure and composition for wildlife.
E528133Z3 Improved grazing management for plant structure and composition through monitoring activities.
E528134Z Improved grazing management that reduces undesirable plant pest pressure through monitoring activities.
E528136Z1 Grazing management for improving quantity and quality of food for wildlife.
E528136Z2 Incorporating wildlife refuge areas in contingency plans for wildlife food.
E528137Z1 Grazing management for improving quantity and quality of cover and shelter for wildlife.
E528137Z2 Incorporating wildlife refuge areas in contingency plans for prescribed grazing where pastureland is the predominant land use, for wildlife cover and shelter.
E528138Z Incorporating wildlife refuge areas in contingency plans for prescribed grazing where pastureland is the predominant land use, for wildlife access to water.
E528140Z1 Maintaining quantity and quality of forage for animal health and productivity.
E528140Z2 Incorporating wildlife refuge areas in contingency plans for livestock feed and forage.
E550106Z Range planting for increasing/maintaining organic matter.
E550136Z Range planting for improving forage, browse, or cover for wildlife.
E578139X Stream crossing elimination.
E580105Z Stream corridor bank stability improvement.
E580137Z Stream corridor bank vegetation improvement.
E590118X Reduce risks of nutrient losses to surface water by utilizing precision agriculture technologies to plan and apply nutrients.
E590118Z Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risk of nutrient losses to surface water.
E590119X Reduce risks of nutrient losses to ground water by utilizing precision agriculture technologies to plan and apply nutrients.
E590119Z Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risk of nutrient losses to groundwater.
E590130Z Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risks to air quality – emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).
E595116X Reduce risk of pesticides in surface water by utilizing precision pesticide application techniques.
E595116Z Reduce risk of pesticides in surface water by utilizing IPM PAMS techniques.
E595116Z2 Reducing routine neonicotinoid seed treatments on corn and soybean crops.
E595129Z Reduce ozone precursor emissions related to pesticides by utilizing IPM PAMS techniques.
 
E595136X Increase the size requirement of refuges planted to slow pest resistance to Bt corn.
E595137Z Eliminate use of chemical treatments to control pests and increase dung beetle populations.

 

600 Series Enhancements

Enhancement Code Enhancement Name
E612126Z Cropland conversion to trees or shrubs for long term improvement of water quality.
E612130Z Planting for high carbon sequestration rate.
E612132Z Establishing tree/shrub species to restore native plant communities.
E612133X1 Adding food-producing trees and shrubs to existing plantings.
E612133X2 Cultural plantings.
E612133X3 Sugarbush management.
E612136Z Tree/shrub planting for wildlife food.
E612137Z Tree/shrub planting for wildlife cover.
E643139X Creating native plant refugia.
E644136Z Managing Flood-Irrigated Landscapes for Wildlife.
E645137Z Reduction of attractants to human-subsidized predators in sensitive wildlife species habitat.
E647136Z1 Manipulate vegetation on fields where rainfall is to be captured and retained to provide enhanced food sources for wildlife.
E666106Z1 Implementing sustainable practices for pine straw raking.
E666106Z2 Maintaining and improving forest soil quality.
E666107Z Maintaining and improving forest soil quality by limiting compaction.
E666115Z1 Converting loblolly and slash pine plantations to longleaf pine to retain soil moisture.
E666115Z2 Forest Stand Improvement to manage understory vegetation to aid in moisture.
E666118Z Enhance development of the forest understory to capture nutrients in surface water.
E666119Z Enhance development of the forest understory to capture nutrients and limit their movement into ground water.
E666130Z Increase on-site carbon storage.
E666132Z1 Crop tree management for mast production.
E666132Z2 Reduce forest stand density to improve a degraded plant community.
E666132Z3 Facilitating oak forest regeneration.
E666133X Forest Stand Improvement to restore structure and composition in degraded hardwood stands.
E666133Z1 Creating structural diversity with patch openings.
E666133Z2 Converting loblolly and slash pine to longleaf plantations with forest stand improvement and prescribed burning.
E666134Z Enhance development of the forest understory to create conditions resistant to pests.
E666135Z1 Reduce height of the forest understory to limit wildfire risk.
E666135Z2 Reduce forest density and manage understory along roads to limit wildfire risk.
E666135Z3 Maintaining structural diversity in dry Western forests.
E666136Z1 Reduce forest density and manage understory along roads to improve wildlife food sources.
E666136Z2 Reduce forest stand density to improve wildlife food sources.
E666136Z3 Create patch openings to enhance wildlife food sources and availability.
E666137Z1 Snags, den trees, and coarse woody debris for wildlife habitat.
E666137Z2 Summer roosting habitat for native forest-dwelling bat species.
E666137Z3 Increase diversity in pine plantation monocultures.
E666137Z6 Create patch openings to enhance wildlife cover and shelter.
E666137Z7 Enhance development of the forest understory to provide wildlife cover and shelter.
E666137Z8 Forest songbird habitat maintenance.

 

Bundles

Enhancement Code Enhancement Name
B000BFF1 Extend existing Buffers to address water quality degredation, fish/wildlife inadequate habitat, degraded plant condition plus an option for air quality impacts.  Adopt E393118Z, E327136Z1, and E612133X1 as well as one of the following enhancements: E612130Z, E612136Z.  This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan.
B000BFF2 Extend existing Buffers to address water quality degredation, fish/wildlife inadequate habitat, degraded plant condition plus an option for air quality impacts.  Adopt E393126Z, E327137Z, and E612133X1 as well as one of the following enhancements: E612130Z, E612136Z.  This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan.
B000CPL10 Addresses water quality degradation, insufficient water, soil erosion, and inefficient energy resource concerns.  Adopt E590118Z or E590119Z, E449114Z8, E449144Z, and E340101Z or E340102Z.  This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan.
B000CPL11 Addresses water quality degradation, insufficient water, and soil erosion resource concerns.  Adopt E590118Z or E590119Z, E449114Z7, and E340101Z or E340102Z.  This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL12 Addresses water quality degradation, soil quality, and soil erosion resource concerns.  Adopt E590118X or E590119X, E595116X, E340101Z or E340102Z, and E329106Z or E345106Z.  This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL13 Addresses water quality degradation, soil quality, and soil erosion resource concerns. Adopt E590118Z or E590119Z, E595116Z, and E340101Z or E340102Z.  This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL14 Addresses water quality degradation, insufficient water, soil erosion, and inefficient energy resource concerns.  Adopt E590118X or E590119X, E449114Z8, E449144Z, and E340101Z or E340102Z.  This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan.
B000CPL15 Addresses water quality degradation, insufficient water, and soil erosion resource concerns.  Adopt E590118X or E590119X, E449114Z7, and E340101Z or E340102Z.  This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL16 Addresses water quality degradation, soil erosion, and soil quality resource concerns.  Adopt E590118Z or E590119Z, E595116Z, E340101Z or E340102Z, E329106Z or E345106Z, and E390118Z or E390126Z or E393118Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times
B000CPL17 Addresses water quality degradation, soil erosion, and soil quality resource concerns.  Adopt E590118Z or E590119Z, E595116Z, E340101Z or E340102Z, E329106Z or E345106Z, and E391118Z or E391126Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL18 Addresses water quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, air quality impairment, and either soil erosion or soil quality degradation resource concerns.  Adopt E595116X, E590118X or E590119X, E328137Z, E329128Z or E345128Z, and E340101Z or E340102Z or E340107Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL19 Addresses water quality degradation, soil quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, and insufficient water resource concerns.  Adopt E595116X, E590118X or E590119X, E328106Z1, E327136Z1, and E329115Z or E345115Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL20 Addresses water quality degradation, soil quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, and insufficient water resource concerns.  Adopt E595116Z, E590118Z or E590119Z, E328106Z2, E327136Z1, and E329115Z or E345115Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL21 Addresses soil quality degradation, water quality degradation, and degraded plant condition resource concerns. Adopt E484106Z, E595116Z, E590118Z or E590119Z, E393126Z, and E612133X1. This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000CPL22 Addresses soil quality degradation, water quality degradation, and degraded plant condition resource concerns. Adopt E484106Z, E595116Z, E590118Z or E590119Z, E393126Z, and E612133X1.  This bundle may be applied multiple times.
B000FST1 Address forest management on sites that are not adapted to natural fire disturbances. Address soil quality degradation, degraded plant condition, fish/wildlife inadequate habitat, and insufficient water. Adopt E666106Z2, E666132Z1, E666137Z1, E612137Z, and E666115Z2.
B000LLP1 Improve conifer forest health through prescribed burning and grazing management. Address water quality degradation, degraded plant condition, and fish/wildlife inadequate habitat. Adopt E666137Z1, E338137Z1, E472118Z, E314133Z, and E391127Z. ‚Äč
B000LLP2 Improve conifer forest health through prescribed burning and forest stand management. Address insufficient water, degraded plant condition, and fish/wildlife inadequate habitat. Adopt E666137Z1, E666133Z1, E666115Z2, E338137Z1, and E327136Z1.
B000LLP3 Improve forest health and wildlife habitat through forest stand management. Address insufficient water, degraded plant condition, and fish/wildlife inadequate habitat. Adopt E666115Z2, E338137Z1, E666133Z1, E666137Z1, and E645137Z.
B000LLP4 Improves forest health and wildlife habitat through conversion of forest stands that are not predominantly longleaf pine. Address insufficient water, degraded plant condition, and fish/wildlife inadequate habitat. Adopt E666115Z1, E338137Z1, E666133Z1, E666137Z1, and E666136Z2.
B000LLP5 Improves conifer forest health through prescribed burning and forest stand management, and reduction of pine straw raking. Address soil quality degradation, degraded plant condition, insufficient water, and fish/wildlife inadequate habitat. Adopt E666137Z1, E666133Z1, E338137Z1, E666106Z1, and E666115Z2.
B000GRZ1 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range or pasture through the following enhancements: E528105Z, E315134Z, and E645137Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times in order to address soil erosion, degraded plant condition, and fish and wildlife inadequate habitat resource concerns.
B000GRZ2 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range or pasture through the following enhancements: E472118Z, E382136Z, and E580105Z. This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan in order to address water quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, and soil erosion resource concerns.
B000GRZ3 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range or pasture through the following enhancements: E472118Z, E390136Z, and E580105Z. This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan in order to address water quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, and soil erosion resource concerns.
B000GRZ4 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range or pasture through the following enhancements: E472118Z, E391136Z, and E580105Z. This bundle will be applied one time and the enhancements maintained for their lifespan in order to address water quality degradation, fish and wildlife inadequate habitat, and soil erosion resource concerns.
B000GRZ5 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range or pasture through the following enhancements: E528140Z1, E315134Z, and E645137Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times in order to address soil erosion, degraded plant condition, and fish and wildlife inadequate habitat resource concerns.
B000PST5 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to pasture by selecting one of the following grazing management enhancements E528118Z1 or E528122Z, and implementing the following two enhancements E315134Z and E645137Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times in order to address soil erosion, degraded plant condition, and fish and wildlife inadequate habitat resource concerns.
B000RNG4 The participant will implement site specific strategies applied to range by selecting one of the following grazing management enhancements E528101Z, E528102Z, or E528107Z2 and implementing the following two enhancements E315134Z and E645137Z. This bundle may be applied multiple times in order to address soil erosion, degraded plant condition, and fish and wildlife inadequate habitat resource concerns.

Note: Bundles that include the names of initiatives (MRBI, Ogallala, organic, Longleaf Pine) may be available in any state that offers the component enhancements. These bundles are not limited to the identified initiative areas.