CAP - Nutrient Management Plan (104)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Nutrient Management Plan (104) Option 1 - CertificationCertification in at least one of the following:: 1) CCA- Certified Crop Advisor certification from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 2) CPAg- Certified Professional Agronomist certification from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 3) CPCSc: Certified Professional Crop Scientist certification from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 4) CPSSc: Certified Professional Soil Scientist certification from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 5) Crop Certification through the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants (NAICC), 6) Other NRCS approved training program.
Conservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Knowledge of Nutrient Management Policy and criteria: Knowledge and understanding of Nutrient Management Policy and criteria contained in GM 190, part 402; National Agronomy Manual, part 503; and the Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard maintained by the state in which service will be provided.
Nutrient Mgt – Experience/Plan Development: Provide 2 sample plans, locations, and 2 verifiable customer references where technical service has been provided to document your experience and proficiency in the planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of the nutrient management practice. Submit the sample plans by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
State Required Certification or licensing: Secure all state required certification or licensing required by the state in which service will be provided.
Tools: Proficient in the use of erosion prediction and nutrient transport risk assessment tools (including Leaching Index, Phosphorus Index, RUSLE2, and WEQ/WEPS).
Nutrient Management Plan (104) Option 2 - Knowledge, Experience, EducationConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Knowledge of conservation practices and management activities : Knowledge and understanding of conservation practices and management activities to reduce the potential for nutrient transport. Proficient in the use of erosion prediction and nutrient transport risk assessment tools (including Leaching Index, Phosphorus Index, RUSLE2, and WEQ/WEPS).
Knowledge of Nutrient Management Policy and criteria: Knowledge and understanding of Nutrient Management Policy and criteria contained in GM 190, part 402; National Agronomy Manual, part 503; and the Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard maintained by the state in which service will be provided.
Nutrient Mgt - Education: Bachelor or higher-level degree in agronomy or natural resources and at least 1 year experience and knowledge in planning, design, layout, of nutrient management practices.
Nutrient Mgt - State Certification: State certification in the state(s) in which service will be provided when required by state regulation or policy.
Nutrient Mgt – Experience/Plan Development: Provide 2 sample plans, locations, and 2 verifiable customer references where technical service has been provided to document your experience and proficiency in the planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of the nutrient management practice. Submit the sample plans by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
State Required Certification or licensing: Secure all state required certification or licensing required by the state in which service will be provided.