CAP - Integrated Pest Management Plan (114)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Integrated Pest Management Plan (114) Option 1 - CertificationFOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Integrated Pest Management Plan (Section III FOTG).
Integrated Pest Management Plan Development: Develop an Integrated Pest Management Plan (114) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the FOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Pest Mgt Certification: Certification with 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) CPPP- Certified Professional Plant Pathologist certification from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 5) Crop Certification through the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants (NAICC).
Pest Mgt License - State: A current Pest Management applicator license as required by law in the state of practice.
Pest Mgt Tools Experience: Proficient in the use of applicable water and wind erosion prediction and pest management risk assessment tools (RUSLE2, WEQ or WEPS, and WIN-PST)
Training: Conservation Planning Training (available in Aglearn): 1. Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Integrated Pest Management Plan (114) Option 2 - Knowledge & TrainingFOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Integrated Pest Management Plan (Section III FOTG).
Integrated Pest Management Plan Development: Develop an Integrated Pest Management Plan (114) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the FOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Knowledge of Crop, Grazing, and Forest Production: Possess and demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities: a) Awareness of the specific program rules and regulations for conservation programs used to carry out conservation treatment, b) Ability to plan and implement conservation practices common to the geographic area, c) the understanding to the crops, grazing, or forest crops produced and their production in the service area, d) knowledge of the typical pests impacting crops, grazing, and forest production in the service area.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Pest Mgt License - State: A current Pest Management applicator license as required by law in the state of practice.
Pest Mgt Tools Experience: Proficient in the use of applicable water and wind erosion prediction and pest management risk assessment tools (RUSLE2, WEQ or WEPS, and WIN-PST)
Training: Conservation Planning Training (available in Aglearn): 1. Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).