Screening and Evaluation Worksheet
Applicant # ___________
(The answers to all of the following questions must be yes to be eligible.)
1. Is the land eligible? (EQIP manual 515.62)
yes ___ no ___
2. Is the applicant eligible? (EQIP manual 515.61)
yes ___ no ___
3. If irrigated, has the land been irrigated at least 3 of the last 5 years?
yes ___ no ___ N/A___
4. Non-Federal acres in EQIP offer ___________________
II. Screening Priority
The Crook County Local Work Group identified the following Resource Concerns as their High Priority for
FY-2004. Reliable Stock Water, Water Quality, Range Condition, Soil Erosion and Water
Conservation. Wildlife Habitat received a medium priority. This screening worksheet is primarily
targeted for use on applications addressing grazing land resource concerns. Due to the limited number
of livestock waste and irrigation applications received, they will not require screening and each one will
Priority factors for rating
• All planned practices address a high priority resource concern as identified by the local work group.
• Planned practices will optimize environmental benefits on offered land below $15 per acre.
• The landowner is addressing all the resource concerns identified on the property.
• Some planned practices address resource concerns not considered high priority by the work group.
• Planned practices will optimize environmental benefits on offered land between $15 & $32 per acre.
• Some identified resource concerns may not being addressed by this application.
• The proposed conservation practices were previously completed and have failed due to lack of
maintenance by the applicant.
• The applicant had previous cost share contracts that were terminated due to lack of progress.
• Planned practices do not address a High Priority Resource Concern.
• Planned practices will provide benefits to offered land