NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-84

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE WI-84

 

SUBJECT:  WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

Purpose.   Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications.

Explanation of Changes.

 Section IVConservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

Farmstead Energy Improvement (CPS 374) – Revised the definition and conditions where the practice applies to match the NHCP wording. Updated the industry standard citations in the criteria section. Deleted references that were not appropriate.

Irrigation Pipeline (CPS 430) – Minor updates to bring the WI Standard current.

Wetland Creation (CPS 658) – Revised WI standard to replicate the NHCP standard. No criteria changes from the previous standard.

Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment (CPS 380) – A new Purpose of “Reduce Energy Use” and accompanying additional Criteria was added.

Remove the following outdated Standards and Specifications from any printed copies of the WI FOTG:

  • Index
  • Farmstead Energy Improvement(CPS 374)
  • Irrigation Pipeline (CPS 430)
  • Wetland Creation (CPS 658)
  • Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment (CPS 380)

Add the following Standards and Specifications from any printed copies of the WI FOTG:

  • Index
  • Farmstead Energy Improvement (CPS 374)
  • Irrigation Pipeline (CPS 430)
  • Wetland Creation (CPS 658)
  • Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment (CPS 380)

 

A link to the Wisconsin FOTG is located on the Wisconsin NRCS website at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/technical/fotg/

The complete revised standards are also contained in the following link:

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