CAP - Feed Management Plan (108)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Feed Management Plan (108) Option 1 - Knowledge and TrainingAnimal Feed Ability: Ability to discuss feed management technologies and feeding techniques with producers during the planning process, and to enbable producers to make a decision of the potential value of including feed management in their conservation plan or CNMP.
Animal Feed Knowledge: Knowledge of various feeding technologies and feeding techniques described in the NRCS conservation practice standard for feed management (code 592), including how their use can change the nutrient content of excreted animal manure.
Animal Feed Sources: Knowledge of the sources of feed management technical assistance that are available in the area(s) in which the planner is providing assistance.
Animal Feed Training 2: Successful completion of an NRCS approved training course that meets all the general requirements for all CNMP Certified Specialist categories and includes the specific requirements for feed management as contained in the NRCS GM-180, Part 409.10, including 6 hours of continuing professional development training in the feed management area over the three year certification period.
Feed Management Plan Development: Develop a Feed Management Plan (108) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to the resident State TSP Coordinator.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook - Part 600.5, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning Technical Guidance.
Feed Management Plan (108) Option 2 - CertificationCNMP Plan Development Feed Management Certification: CNMP Plan Development – Feed Management Certification through a NRCS approved training program.
Feed Management Plan Development: Develop a Feed Management Plan (108) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to the resident State TSP Coordinator.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook - Part 600.5, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning Technical Guidance.