Poultry Feeding Operations Registration Nutrient Planner Certification Nutrient

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² Poultry Feeding Operations Registration ² Nutrient Planner Certification ² Nutrient Applicator Certification ²

² Poultry Feeding Operations Registration ² Nutrient Planner Certification ² Nutrient Applicator Certification ² Soil Nutrient and Poultry Litter Application and Management Program ² The Surplus Poultry Litter Removal Incentives Cost Share Program

 • For commercial fertilizer and litter • Shaded areas must comply with Title

• For commercial fertilizer and litter • Shaded areas must comply with Title 22 • Phosphorus and Nitrogen • Local Conservation Districts assist in administration

c State-wide requirement c 2500 birds or more c Developed state map of facilities

c State-wide requirement c 2500 birds or more c Developed state map of facilities from info collected c Register at district office c Statutory privacy exemption

n n n Applicator and Planner Training course Exam for planner and commercial applicator

n n n Applicator and Planner Training course Exam for planner and commercial applicator 5 year certification Continuing education

Ø Must have NMP to apply poultry litter. Ø Application must be made by

Ø Must have NMP to apply poultry litter. Ø Application must be made by Certified Applicator. Ø Resident of 2 ½ acres or less may apply at the Protective Rate or according to NMP and is not required to be a Certified Applicator.

² Must have soil test to apply commercial P fertilizer at PR. ² If

² Must have soil test to apply commercial P fertilizer at PR. ² If no soil test is available, land owner may use recommendation of qualified person until January 1, 2009.

As of January 2007, Poultry litter within NSAs must be applied in compliance with

As of January 2007, Poultry litter within NSAs must be applied in compliance with a NMP.

 « May request plan from conservation district or contact other certified person. «

« May request plan from conservation district or contact other certified person. « Conservation district must approve plan. « May also use comprehensive nutrient management plan drafted by NRCS, which contains a NMP.

NRCS Field Office Technical Guide standard 590 and 633.

NRCS Field Office Technical Guide standard 590 and 633.

c Keep records for at least 5 years. c Records available for inspection by

c Keep records for at least 5 years. c Records available for inspection by ANRC or Conservation District but not public record.

² Operation is not responsible for use of litter once litter is removed from

² Operation is not responsible for use of litter once litter is removed from premises. ² Persons receiving litter must use litter in manner approved by ANRC and must keep records.

² 72 hours notice ² 16 Inspectors ² A minimum of 5% spot inspections

² 72 hours notice ² 16 Inspectors ² A minimum of 5% spot inspections per year

To remove excess litter from Arkansas NSA Ø Provide cost share up to $15/ton

To remove excess litter from Arkansas NSA Ø Provide cost share up to $15/ton Ø Litter must be purchased from a registered PFO operation inside the NSA and transported outside the area Ø All transport will be suspended upon notice of a disease outbreak Ø Applicant must present an application for payment; conformation of mileage, litter weight, where applied, names and latt. and long.

Warning Letter ² 2 nd offense $50 fine ² 3 rd offense: $500 Fine

Warning Letter ² 2 nd offense $50 fine ² 3 rd offense: $500 Fine for PFO Reg. $1, 000 fine For Applicator $2, 500 fine for Planner and possible Suspension, revocation, annulment or withdrawal of certification ²

² 13 PFO violations for late registration or failure to register ² 1 complaint

² 13 PFO violations for late registration or failure to register ² 1 complaint regarding improper setback distance ² 3 violations regarding improper application by the same applicator We have received several complaints, but our rules stipulate all complaints must be signed by a notary public.

² Owner or operator of a CAFO facility within a NSA must follow any

² Owner or operator of a CAFO facility within a NSA must follow any ANRC requirement in addition to CAFO permit. ² Must still register operation with ANRC/ Conservation District.

Voluntary. If, for any reason, you feel that this program is not what you

Voluntary. If, for any reason, you feel that this program is not what you want, you don’t have to participate. We are presenting a proposal that landowners can take or leave. We are trying to provide enough incentives that landowners want to participate.

“Proposal” Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

“Proposal” Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

MODIFIED CRP n TARGET SPECIAL ENVIR. CONCERNS CRP MAY NOT ADDRESS n NON-FEDERAL match

MODIFIED CRP n TARGET SPECIAL ENVIR. CONCERNS CRP MAY NOT ADDRESS n NON-FEDERAL match - 20%, of which 50% has to be cash n USDA - 80% n SPECIAL RENTAL PAYMENT, other incentives n

Restore 15, 000 Acres of Riparian Habitat and Buffer

Restore 15, 000 Acres of Riparian Habitat and Buffer

² ² ² IMPROVE RIPARIAN HABITAT FOR AREA WILDLIFE REDUCE SEDIMENT & NUTRIENT LOADING

² ² ² IMPROVE RIPARIAN HABITAT FOR AREA WILDLIFE REDUCE SEDIMENT & NUTRIENT LOADING REDUCE SOIL EROSION THROUGH STREAMBANK STABILIZATION

15 -YEAR CONTRACTS ON ALL PRACTICES OFFERED n NO RANKING OR COMPETING TO ENROLL

15 -YEAR CONTRACTS ON ALL PRACTICES OFFERED n NO RANKING OR COMPETING TO ENROLL n FIRST COME/FIRST SERVE UNTIL ACREAGE CAP REACHED n

n n n n No Sign-Up Period Continuous Sign-Up Until Acreage Cap Reached Landowners

n n n n No Sign-Up Period Continuous Sign-Up Until Acreage Cap Reached Landowners Don’t Have to Compete Applies to Agriculture and Pasture Land Cropped 4 out of Last 6 Years (2001 -2006) Based on Soil Type for Ag Land Flat Rate by County for Pasture Land

n n CP 22 - Riparian Forest Buffers CP 29 - Native Warm Season

n n CP 22 - Riparian Forest Buffers CP 29 - Native Warm Season Grass Buffers

n USDA/CREP - $24 MILLION • ~ $18 -$19 Million Rental Rates/ Maintenance Fees/Incentive

n USDA/CREP - $24 MILLION • ~ $18 -$19 Million Rental Rates/ Maintenance Fees/Incentive Payments • ~ $5 -$6 Million Cost-Share n STATE OF ARKANSAS and other partners - $6 MILLION • ~ $3 Million Incentive Payments • ~ $3 Million In-Kind Match

SOIL RENTAL RATE THAT INCLUDES A 100% INCENTIVE PAYMENT BASED ON CURRENT COUNTY RENTAL

SOIL RENTAL RATE THAT INCLUDES A 100% INCENTIVE PAYMENT BASED ON CURRENT COUNTY RENTAL RATES, PER ACRE PER YEAR

n n 50% COST-SHARE A Signing Incentive Payment of $100/ac. , one- time payment

n n 50% COST-SHARE A Signing Incentive Payment of $100/ac. , one- time payment 100% Additional Rental Payments for 15 years ~ $9/ac. Maintenance Fee

n n State Incentive Payment - $200 per Acre Enrolled, One- Time Payment Apply

n n State Incentive Payment - $200 per Acre Enrolled, One- Time Payment Apply for Arkansas Riparian Zone and Wetlands Tax Credit (a dollar-for-dollar tax credit). The tax credit is calculated on 50% cost-share.

n All CRP Practices in this CREP require cropping or grazing history - 4

n All CRP Practices in this CREP require cropping or grazing history - 4 out of 6 years between 2001 and 2006

n Minimum width- 300 -Foot BUFFER n Maximum width- OVERLAND OUT-OF- BANK FLOW THAT

n Minimum width- 300 -Foot BUFFER n Maximum width- OVERLAND OUT-OF- BANK FLOW THAT SHOWS EVIDENCE OF SCOUR EROSION, DEBRIS DEPOSITS, OR SEDIMENT DEPOSITION

RIPARIAN BUFFERS Native Warm. Season Grasses Hardwood Plantings

RIPARIAN BUFFERS Native Warm. Season Grasses Hardwood Plantings

n n n LANDOWNER APPLIES AT FSA NRCS & FSA DETERMINE CREP ELIGIBILITY NRCS

n n n LANDOWNER APPLIES AT FSA NRCS & FSA DETERMINE CREP ELIGIBILITY NRCS & PARTNERS DEVELOP CPO NRCS/FSA COMPLETES CRP DOCUMENTATION LANDOWNER COMPLETES PRACTICE n n n NRCS CERTIFIES PRACTICE COMPLETION STATE RECEIVES COMPLETION P/W & MAKES SIP PAYMENT FSA PAYS C/S & SIP FSA STARTS RENTAL PAYMENTS TO LANDOWNERS NRCS/FSA-REQUIRED COMPLIANCE CHECKS