SELF-AUDIT of Saticoy Berry Farms

Adjacent Land Use
Code Question Yes No N/A Severity
2.01 Is the utilization of the land adjacent to the growing operation a possible source of contamination, for example runoff from a feedlot, dairy or meat rendering operation? If no, go to 2.02 0 5 0 C
2.01a Have measures been taken to prevent contamination from adjacent land? 10 -10 0 B
2.02 Is livestock in proximity to fields?
0
2
0
C
2.02a Are the fences or other physical barriers adequate to restrain livestock from entering the field?
5
-5
0
C
2.03 Is animal manure stored in adjacent fields?
0
5
0
C
2.03a Is the animal manure stored in adjacent fields secured (i.e. tarped, etc.)?
7
-7
0
C
2.04 Is the farm near an industrial site or wastewater facility that may emit toxic waste into the surrounding air or waters? If no, go to 2.05
0
5
0
C
2.04a For facilities that may present a possible contamination source have the SARA (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act) records been reviewed?
5
-5
0
C
2.04b Are proper pollution control mechanisms in place to prevent emission of toxic waste into the surrounding are or waters?
7
-7
0
C
2.05 Are bio-solids (sewage sludge) stored or applied in adjacent fields? If no, go to 2.06
0
5
0
C
2.05a If bio-solids are stored or used in adjacent fields, has it been composted?
5
0
0
C
2.05b If bio-solids are stored or used in adjacent fields, does it meet EPA Class A or equivalent state of California standards?
7
-7
0
C
2.05c Has the adjacent land owner supplied paperswork confirming the bio-solids meet EPA Class A or equivalent state of California standards?
2
0
0
C
2.05d If bio-solids are stored or used in adjacent fields, is it secured, tarped or disced into the field to restrict its movement?
7
-7
0
C
2.06 If the farm is operating under organic principles, does a 25 foot (minimum) buffer zone exist between the organic crop and adjacent non-organic land?
5
0
0
C