CAP - Grazing Management Plan (110)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Grazing Management Plan (110) Option 1 - CertificationConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG 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 Grazing Management Plan.
Grazing Certification: Certification by at least one of the following: 1) Certified Professional in Range Management, 2) Certified Range Management Consultant by Society for Range Management (SRM). 3) Certified Grassland Professional by the American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC).
Grazing Management Plan Development: Develop a Grazing Management Plan (110) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the FOTG and meets the principles provided in Chapter 11 of the National Range and Pasture Handbook Title 190 – vi- NRPH 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
Planning Tools Proficiency: Provide documentation of knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Grazing Management Planning tools. (e.g., CGraz, GSAT, etc…)
Grazing Management Plan (110) Option 2 - Education & ExperienceConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG 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 Grazing Management Plan.
Grazing Education: Bachelor or higher level degree in agronomy, range management science, agriculture, or other plant science and 1 year of experience and knowledge successfully planning, design, layout, or managing Grazing/Forage practices associated with this category.
Grazing Experience: 5 Years experience in planning, design, layout, inspection, or managing Grazing/Forages practices associated with this category.
Grazing Management Plan Development: Develop a Grazing Management Plan (110) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the FOTG and meets the principles provided in Chapter 11 of the National Range and Pasture Handbook Title 190 – vi- NRPH and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Grazing References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of Grazing/Forages practices.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Planning Tools Proficiency: Provide documentation of knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Grazing Management Planning tools. (e.g., CGraz, GSAT, etc…)