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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 CPS 313, 520, 521, 522, and 318 For Comment Through 7/10/17

The NRCS CPS 313, Waste Storage Facility, has been revised and is available for comment through Monday, July 10, 2017.  As a result of this revision, liner requirements were moved from 313 into separate liner standards. Additionally, a separate temporary stacking was created; see a list of all new standards below. All of these standards are open […]

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 […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-86

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-86   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: Composting Facility (CPS 317) – The newly issued National Standard revised language as needed to improve readability and […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-85

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-85   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: Anionic Polyacrylamide (PAM) Application (CPS 450) – The revision adds a purpose to the standard to “improve soil […]

NRCS CPS 317 and 554 Open For Comment Through 12/21/16

The NRCS conservation practice standards 317, Composting Facility, and 554, Drainage Water Management, have been revised and are available for public comment through Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Both have been updated as a result of National Standard revisions. Composting Facility (Code 317) – Revised language as needed to improve readability and clarify intent of criteria. Criteria […]

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 IV:  Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Farmstead Energy Improvement (CPS 374) – Revised the definition and conditions where the practice applies to match the NHCP […]