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NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-96

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-96 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards (CPS) and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS) Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-95

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 -11- TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-95 Purpose. To provide a focus on the application of nutrient management, the awareness of risk assessment, and to place the incentive for nutrient management on positively impacting nutrient balancing. Explanation of Changes. Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) Notice Wl-72 provided policy for […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-94

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-94 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Field Operations Emissions Reduction (Code 376) – Aligned with national standard […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-93

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-93 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS) Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Roof Runoff Structure (Code 558) – The […]

NRCS CPS 582 Open Channel – Open for Comment

The NRCS Conservation Practice Standard (CPS) 582, Open Channel, has been revised and is available for comment through June 18, 2018.  This standard is being revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. Wording was revised to provide clarity and to add criteria for conversion to a two-stage ditch.  This standard was updated in compliance with […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-92

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-92   Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Pond Sealing or Lining – Compacted Soil Treatment (Code 520) – Cleaned up formatting, English language use […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-91

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-91   Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Aquaculture Ponds […]

CPS 360, Waste Facility Closure, Open For Comment Through 3/29/18

The NRCS standard 360, Waste Facility Closure, has been revised and is available for comment through March 29, 2018. This standard is being revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. This standard was updated in compliance with the NRCS 5-year review policy. Duplicated criteria within the standard was eliminated, and wording was revised to […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-90

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process.   WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG  NOTICE WI-90 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Access Control (Code 472) – Reviewed with no revisions […]

Summary of 2017 Technical Standards Needs Assessment

Thank you to all who responded to SOC’s 2017 Technical Standards Needs Assessment! This biennial survey was completed by 133 individuals familiar with Wisconsin’s technical standards used in statewide conservation programs.  The survey results are used to prioritize revisions and the development of effective technical standards that protect our state’s natural resources. The 2017 Standards Oversight […]