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Application Ranking Summary Lincoln County - Soil Loss
Program: Final Ranking Score: Planner: Farm Location: National Priorities Addressed Issue Questions Responses 1. Will the treatment you intend to implement using EQIP result in considerable reductions of non-point source Yes o or No o pollution, such as nutrients, sediment, pesticides, excess salinity in impaired watersheds consistent with TMDL's where available as well as the reduction of groundwater contamination or point source such as contamination from confined animal feeding operations? 2. Will the treatment you intend to implement using EQIP result in the conservation of a considerable amount of Yes o or No o ground or surface water resources? 3. Will the treatment you intend to implement using EQIP result in a considerable reduction of emissions, such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxides (NOx), volatile organic compounds, and ozone precursors and depleters that contribute to air quality impairment violations of National Ambient Air Quality Standards? 4. Will the treatment you intend to implement using EQIP result in a considerable reduction in soil erosion and sedimentation from unacceptable levels on agricultural land? 5. Will the treatment you intend to implement using EQIP result in a considerable increase in the promotion of at-risk species habitat conservation? State Issues Addressed Issue Questions 1. GRAZINGLAND MANAGEMENT - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 2. WATER QUALITY CONCERNS RELATED TO ANIMAL WASTE - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). Responses Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Ranking Date: Application Number: Applicant: Address: Telephone: Ranking Tool: Lincoln County - Soil Loss

3. IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined Yes o or No o by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 4. WETLANDS - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 5. CONVERSION OF AG LANDS TO NON-AG USE - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 6. EXCESSIVE EROSION - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 7. STREAMBANK/SHORELINE PROTECTION - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 8. FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITAT - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 9. FORESTRY/AGROFORESTRY - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be Page 1 of 3 Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o Yes o or No o

included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). 10. FLOODING - This resource concern will be directly benefited as determined by the goals identified by the landowner through the EQIP application process and reflected by the components to be included in the EQIP application (you may select more than one). Local Issues Addressed Issue Questions 1. Primary water control structure is 30 years old or greater? 2. Primary water control structure is 20 to 29 years old? 3. Secondary water control structure - 1 structure? 4. Secondary water control structure - 2 or more structure? 5. Risk - acres served 1 to 50? 6. Risk - acres served 51 to 100? 7. Risk - acres served 101 to 150? 8. Risk - acres served 151 to 200? 9. Risk - acres served 201 to 250? 10. Risk - acres served 251 or greater? 11. Risk - irrigators served 1 to 5? 12. Risk - irrigators served 6 to 10? 13. Risk - irrigators served 11 to 20? 14. Risk - irrigators served 21 plus? 15. Wildlife - fish passage in stream? 16. Wildlife - fish passage off stream? 17. Soil erosion - active bank erosion up stream? 18. Soil erosion - active bank erosion down stream? 19. Soil erosion - structural failure erosion (i.e. piping)? 20. Soil erosion - lack of water control/shut off mechanism? 21. Soil erosion - water control/shut off not functional? 22. Soil erosion - shut off mechanism causes erosion? 23. Cost effectiveness < $10/point? 24. Cost effectiveness < $15/point? 25. Cost effectiveness < $20/point? Land Use: Resource Concerns Ranking Score Efficiency: Local Issues: State Issues: National Issues: Final Ranking Score:
This ranking report is for your information. It does not in any way guarantee funding. When funding becomes available, you will be notified if your application is selected for funding. Some changes to the application may be required before a final contract is awarded.

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