M_440_518 - Table of Contents - Conservation Security Program
Table of Contents - Conservation Security Program

Subpart A – Overview

518.0 General Information

518.1 Source of Authority

518.2 Purpose and Use of Manual

Subpart B – Responsibilities

518.10 NRCS Responsibilities

518.11 Program Applicant Responsibilities

518.12 Other Agencies and Tribes Responsibilities

518.13 Conservation Districts

518.14 State Technical Committee

518.15 Local Work Groups

Subpart C – Information and Outreach

518.20 Information and Outreach

Subpart D – Appeals

518.30 Appeals

518.31 Handling Technical Determinations and Program Decisions

518.32 Notification Requirements

Subpart E – Eligibility Requirements

518.40 CSP Eligibility

518.41 Applicant Eligibility

518.42 Land Eligibility

518.43 Conservation Standards – Minimum Tier Eligibility Requirements

518.44 Conservation Standards – Minimum Level of Treatment

Subpart F – Program Delivery

518.50 CSP Delivery Activities

518.51 CSP Priority Watershed Selection

518.52 Enrollment Categories and Subcategories

518.53 CSP Sign-Up Notice

Subpart G – Application Process

518.60 Agricultural Operation Delineation

518.61 Producer Self-Assessment and Benchmark Condition Inventory

518.62 Tier Placement

518.63 Category Placement

518.64 Application for Assistance

518.65 CSP Application Approval

Subpart H – Conservation Stewardship Plan

518.70 Conservation Stewardship Plan

518.71 Conservation Practices

518.72 Enhancement Activities

518.73 Operation and Maintenance

518.74 Technical Assistance

Subpart I – Establishing CSP Payments

518.80 Establishing Payments

518.81 Stewardship Payments

518.82 Existing Practice Payments

518.83 New Practice Payments

518.84 Enhancement Payments

518.85 Cost-List Approval

518.86 Payment Limitations

Subpart J – Contracting

518.90 Conservation Stewardship Contract

518.91 Fair Treatment of Tenants and Sharecroppers

Subpart K – Contract Administration

518.100 Contract Modifications

518.101 Contract Improvement Modifications

518.102 Contract Maintenance Modifications

518.103 Transfer of Land Under Contract

518.104 Reapplication of Conservation Treatment

518.105 Contract Compliance

518.106 Quality Assurance

518.107 Canceling and Terminating Contracts

518.108 Recovery of Cost

Subpart L – Application for Payment

518.110 Application for Payment

Subpart M – Violations

518.120 Handling Contract Violations

Subpart N – Fund Management

518.130 Fund Management

Subpart O – Environmental Performance Analysis

518.140 Evaluation and Assessment

518.141 Environmental Performance and Progress Reporting (RESERVED)

Subpart P – Exhibits

518.150 CSP Application Process Flowchart

518.151 Control of Land Assurance by Owner Worksheet

518.152 Land Use Treatment and Payments Tables

518.153 Self-Assessment Workbook Duplicative Payments Addendum

518.154 Agricultural Operation Delineation Decision Tree and Examples

518.155 Technical Reference Documents

518.156 Applicant Offer Certification Worksheet

518.157 Lowest Enrollment Category Funded By Sign-Up

518.158 Sample CSP Decision Notices

518.159 Glossary of Terms (See also 440-CPM, Part 502, Exhibit A)

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