Irrigation Related Technical Assistance for Implementation of the Environmental Quality Incentive Program in Hawaii

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Irrigation Related Technical Assistance for Implementation of the Environmental Quality Incentive Program in Hawaii: The successful applicant(s) will be responsible in assisting NRCS in providing assistance in, preparing irrigation system designs including construction drawings, specifications and cost estimates in the Kona region of the Island of Hawaii. The designs shall conform with the functional requirements of the Conservation Plan developed for each District Cooperator by the NRCS. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing preliminary practice designs and layout the practice boundaries based on specific site conditions, developing preliminary materials quantity lists and practice cost estimates, documenting the practice extent needed and the anticipated timeframes for implementing the practice, finalizing the practice design with the participant, collecting necessary surveyor GPS locator points and reporting the completed practices into the NRCS Progress Reporting System. Cost estimates relating to NRCS conservation practices will be prepared using NRCS EQIP cost lists. The irrigation systems will be installed on approximately 30 small farms throughout the Kona region on the Island of Hawaii in a variety of settings, soils and crops. A variety of irrigation related conservation practices may be involved based on the resource concern. A list of all conservation practices are listed in the Hawaii NRCS Field Office Technical Guide. All services provided in conservation planning, conservation practice application, and other technical assistance provided must meet USDA-NRCS practice standards and specifications as set forth in Section IV of the Hawaii NRCS Field Office Technical Guide, Departmental manuals, handbooks, and guides. The selected applicant(s) shall report in the NRCS Progress Reporting System, the appropriate data elements associated with the technical services provided to EQIP participants. Applicants must be certified as Technical Service Providers (TSP) meeting the NRCS national criteria established for certification in the category(ies) for which they apply. The certification criteria is located in TechReg, an NRCS web based certification application program at http://techreg.usda.gov/. NRCS anticipates not being substantially involved in carrying out the work covered by this grant agreement. NRCS will provide program oversight and will provide agency software, forms, and other resource information. The successful applicant shall furnish all personnel, equipment, labor, materials, transportation and work space.
Federal Grant Title: Irrigation Related Technical Assistance for Implementation of the Environmental Quality Incentive Program in Hawaii
Federal Agency Name: Hawaii State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NRCS-01-HI-05
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.91210.918
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program 10.918 Ground and Surface Water Conseration - Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 03, 2005 Applications must be received not la
Posted Date: Jan 03, 2005
Creation Date: Jan 03, 2005
Archive Date: Feb 23, 2005
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Individuals For profit organizations other than small businesses Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants must be certified as Technical Service Providers (TSP) meeting the NRCS national criteria established for certification in the category(ies) for which they apply no later than the award date . The certification criteria is located in TechReg, an NRCS web based certification application program at http://techreg.usda.gov.
Grant Announcement Contact
Yamaguchi, Shirley, Contract Specialist, Phone 808-541-2600 ext 152, Fax 808-541-2652, Email shirley.yamaguchi@hi.usda.gov shirley.yamaguchi@hi.usda.gov Yamaguchi, Shirley
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