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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 […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-89

Several new and revised technical standards are listed below. This includes Waste Storage Facility (CPS 313) and several Pond Sealing and Liner treatment standards that were updated by a Standards Oversight Council Full Process team. The team drafted these standards over the course of a year, including input from outside experts and a public review […]

Biennial SOC Survey Open Through Sept. 8!

Every two years, SOC conducts a Technical Standards Needs Assessment to evaluate its process and give technical experts greater opportunity to improve Wisconsin’s technical standards. The results of the survey will help prioritize which standards will be revised/created in the next two years, provide direction on training offered by SOC and partners, and help improve […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-88

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG  NOTICE WI-88   SUBJECT:  WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications Explanation of Changes.  Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:  Alley Cropping (Code CPS-311) – Minor updates to align with national standard. Brush Management (Code CPS–314) – Reviewed and […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-87

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-87   SUBJECT:  WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications Explanation of Changes.  Section IV:  Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:  Access Road (Code CPS-560) – Option G in Table 2 was revised to allow a Class III geotextile as […]