CAP - Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan (134)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan (134) 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 Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan.
Land Treatment, Grazing, and Crop Management 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), 6) Certified Range Management Consultant by Society for Range Management (SRM), 7) Certified Grassland Professional by the American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC).
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Tools Experience: Proficient in the use of applicable erosion prediction and water management assessment tools (RUSLE2 and/or WEQ, WEPS)
Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan Development: Develop a Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan (134) 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.
Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan (134) Option 2 - Knowledge & TrainingConservation 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 Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan.
Knowledge of Crop and Grazing 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 and grazing produced and their production in the service area, d) knowledge of managing soil water impacting crops and grazing production in the service area.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Tools Experience: Proficient in the use of applicable erosion prediction and water management assessment tools (RUSLE2 and/or WEQ, WEPS)
Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan Development: Develop a Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Plan (134) 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.