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SD_Enhancements_Use_2014 (v2)


Enhancement Code Enhancement Name Document Size
Air Quality Enhancement Activity    
AIR03 Replace burning of prunings, removals and other crop residues with non-burning alternatives 333 KB
AIR04 Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height, and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift 330 KB
AIR07 GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control technology 610 KB
AIR08 Nitrification inhibitors or urease inhibitors 391 KB
Animal Enhancement Activity    
ANM03 Incorporate native grasses and/or legumes to 15% or more of herbage dry matter productivity 353 KB
ANM05 Extending riparian forest buffers for water quality protection and wildlife habitat 349 KB
ANM07 Extending existing field borders for water quality protection and wildlife habitat 384 KB
ANM09 Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat 379 KB
ANM10 Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape 374 KB
ANM11 Patch-burning to enhance wildlife habitat 294 KB
ANM12 Shallow water habitat 272 KB
ANM17 Monitoring nutritional status of livestock using the NUTBAL PRO system 302 KB
ANM21 Prairie restoration for grazing and wildlife habitat 359 KB
ANM23 Multi-species native perennials for biomass/wildlife habitat 262 KB
ANM25 Stockpiling of forage to extend the grazing season 389 KB
ANM26 Managing calving to coincide with forage availability 322 KB
ANM27 Wildlife friendly fencing 533 KB
ANM29 On-farm forage based grazing system 285 KB
ANM31 Drainage water management 303 KB
ANM32 Extend existing filter strips or riparian herbaceous cover for water quality protections and wildlife habitat 304 KB
ANM33 Riparian buffer, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat 383 KB
ANM34 Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife 353 KB
ANM35  Enhance wildlife habitat on expired grass/legume covered CRP acres or acres with similar perennial vegetated cover managed as hayland 502 KB
ANM36  Enhance wildlife habitat on expired tree covered CRP acres or acres with similar woody cover managed as forestland 331 KB
ANM37 Prescriptive grazing management system for grazed lands (includes expired CRP grass/legume or tree covered acres converted to grazed lands) 416 KB
ANM38  Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape and to enhance access for bats and bird species 358 KB
Cropland Enhancement Bundle    
BCR06 Cropland Enhancement Bundle 275 KB
BCR09  Cropland Enhancement Bundle 400 KB
Forest  Enhancement Bundle    
BFO07  Forest Enhancement Bundle 368 KB
BFO08  Forest Enhancement Bundle 369 KB
Pasture  Enhancement Bundle    
BPA07  Pasture Enhancement Bundle 277 KB
BPA09  Pasture Enhancement Bundle 277 KB
Range  Enhancement Bundle    
BRA08  Range Enhancement Bundle 337 KB
BRA09   Range Enhancement Bundle 336 KB
Supplemental  Payment  Activity    
CCR99 Resource Conserving Crop Rotation 493 KB
Energy  Enhancement Activity    
ENR01 Fuel use reduction for field operations 266 KB
ENR09 Variable frequency drive electric motors 255 KB
ENR10 Using nitrogen provided by legumes, animal manure and compost to supply 90 to 100% of the nitrogen needs 400KB
ENR11 Improving energy feedstock production using alley cropping systems with short rotation woody crops 361 KB
ENR12 Use of legume cover crops as a nitrogen source 735KB
Plant Enhancement Activity    
PLT02 Monitoring key grazing areas to improve grazing management 291 KB
PLT05 Multi-story cropping, sustainable management of nontimber forest plants 274KB
PLT06 Renovation of a windbreak, shelterbelt or hedgerow for wildlife habitat 284 KB
PLT15 Establish pollinator and/or beneficial insect habitat 565 KB
PLT16 Intensive management of rotational grazing 351 KB
PLT17 Creating forest openings to improve hardwood stands 260 KB
PLT18 Increasing on-farm food production with edible woody buffer landscapes 684 KB
PLT19  Herbicide resistant weed management 384 KB
PLT20  High residue cover crop or mixtures of high residue cover crops for weed suppression and soil health 885 KB
PLT21  Forest stand improvement pretreating vegetation and fuels preceding a prescribed fire 281 KB
Soil Erosion Enhancement Activity    
SOE05 Intensive no-till (ORGANIC or Non-organic systems) 1.2 MB
Soil Quality Enhancement Activity    
SQL01 Controlled traffic system 357 KB
SQL04 Use of cover crop mixes 871 KB
SQL05 Use of deep rooted crops to break up soil compaction 916 KB
SQL08 Intercropping to improve soil quality and increase biodiversity 313 KB
SQL09 Conversion of cropped land to grass-based agriculture 3 MB
SQL10  Crop management system where crop land acres were recently converted from CRP grass/legume cover or similar perennial vegetation 728 KB
SQL11  Cover cropping in orchards, vineyards and other woody perennial horticultural crops 859 KB
SQL12  Intensive cover cropping in annual crops 972 KB
Water Quality Enhancement Activity    
WQL01 Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, herbaceous weeds and invasive species 292 KB
WQL03 Rotation of supplement and feeding areas 327 KB
WQL04 Plant tissue tests and analysis to improve nitrogen management 326 KB
WQL05 Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date 233 KB
WQL07 Split nitrogen applications, 50% after crop emergence or pasture green up 250 KB
WQL09 Apply phosphorus fertilizer below the soil surface 283 KB
WQL10 Plant a cover crop that will scavenge residual nitrogen 861 KB
WQL11 Precision application technology to apply nutrients 218 KB
WQL13 High level integrated pest management to reduce pesticide environmental risk 324 KB
WQL14 Land application of treated manure 235 KB
WQL17 Use of non-chemical methods to kill cover crops 233 KB
WQL18 Non-chemical pest management for livestock 277 KB
WQL19 Transition to ORGANIC grazing systems 297 KB
WQL20 Transition to ORGANIC cropping systems 314 KB
WQL21 Integrated pest management for ORGANIC farming 313 KB
WQL22 On-farm composting of farm organic waste 60 KB
WQL24 Apply enhanced efficiency fertilizer products 157 KB
WQL25 Split applications of nitrogen based on a PSNT 101 KB
WQL26 Reduce the concentration of nutrients imported on farm 89 KB
WQL27  Drainage water management for nutrient, pathogen, or pesticide reduction 97 KB
WQT01 Irrigation system automation 44 KB
WQT03 Irrigation pumping plant evaluation 52 KB
WQT05 Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation 55 KB
WQT07 Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling 142 KB
WQT08 Decrease irrigation water quantity or conversion to non-irrigated crop production 86 KB