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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Aim:

SOIL MANAGEMENT

CR.SM.1

Standards

A Soil Management Plan (SMP) must be established and implemented.

How you will be measured

CR.SM.1.a

Production practices are adjusted to maintain soil structure and control erosion.

CR.SM.1.b

The classification of soils on the farm is known.

Soil Management Plan