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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 […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-83

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-83   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: Dike (CPS 356) – Standard only allows Class III dikes. Vegetated Treatment Area (CPS 635) – Edited to […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-82

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-82   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: Controlled Traffic Farming (Code 334) – New practice standard. Critical Area Planting (Code 342) – Deleted the purpose to […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-81

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-81   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:  Aquatic Organism Passage (Code 396) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current. Contour Buffer Strips […]

NRCS CPS 657 Wetland Restoration Open for Comment Through 7/27/16

The NRCS conservation practice standard 657, Wetland Restoration, has been revised and is available for public comment through Wednesday, July 27. This standard is being revised through the Standards Oversight Council EZ Process. This is being updated as part of the Wisconsin NRCS standards update process. Changes in the standard relate to design criteria when […]

NRCS CPS 635 Vegetated Treatment Area Open for Comment Through 7/20/16

The NRCS conservation practice standard 635, Vegetated Treatment Area, has been revised and is available for public comment through Wednesday, July 20. This standard required revision given the documented discharges from VTAs designed according to the existing standard. The Vegetated Treatment Area (VTA) standard provides the criteria for the conservation practice after it has been […]

Assembling NRCS 313 Waste Storage Facility Team

Notification for Assembling NRCS 313 Waste Storage Facility Technical Standard Work Team   Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a technical standard Work Team to revise a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) technical standard related to agricultural practices. The work team is being convened to update an existing technical standard, described below, that […]

NRCS CPS 378, 410, 638 Open for Comment Through 7/5/16

The NRCS conservation practice standards below have been revised and are available for comment from Wednesday, June 15 through Tuesday, July 5, 2016.  – Pond (378) – Grade Stabilization Structure (410) – Water and Sediment Control Basin (638) The National standards were released recently, and these are the updates to Wisconsin’s standards. These are being updated through the Standard Oversight Council’s “EZ” […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-80

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-80 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: Clearing and Snagging (Code 326) – The changes were made to provide better clarity and include the use of active […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-79

  WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-79 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: Concrete (WCS 4) – Current changes include the following: Design of the Concrete Mix o   Modified to bullet formatting […]