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NRCS Engineering Handbook Update:Notice-210-WI-130

February 6, 2014   NATIONAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK PART 650 ENGINEERING FIELD HANDBOOK  NOTICE 210-WI-130   This notice provides revisions to the Wisconsin Supplements in Chapter 17.   Filing Instructions: Remove: Existing Tabulation Sheets Page 17-WI-i Pages 17-WI-75 to 98   Insert: New Tabulation Sheets Page 17-WI-i   Wisconsin supplements and transmittal notices for the EFH […]

Revised NRCS Standards – FOTG WI-65

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE NOTICE FOTG WI-65 The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section IV Index Standard 313, Waste Storage Facility Standard 340, Cover Crop Standard 382, Fence Standard 399, Fish Pond Management (Deleted) Standard 422, Hedgerow Planting (Deleted) Standard 560, Access Road Standard 575, […]

NRCS AWMFH Update: Notice WI-35

NATIONAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK PART 651 AGRICULTURAL WASTE MANAGEMENT FIELD HANDBOOK NOTICE WI-35   The existing technical supplements to Chapter 10 of the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH) have beensuperseded by more current spreadsheets and design guidance. They are to be removed from the handbook.   The space requirements for animal lot design have also been updated. Filing Instructions: Remove: Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated November 2012 Pages 10-WI-1 to 10-WI-53 (all WI supplements) Insert: Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated January 2014 Page 10-WI-1   Wisconsin supplements and transmittal notices for the AWMFH can be found on the Wisconsin NRCS web site athttp://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/wi/technical/engineering/.   JIMMY BRAMBLETT […]

Revised NRCS Practice Standards – Notice FOTG WI-64

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE – NOTICE FOTG WI-64 The following revisions to the Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section IV Index Standard 397, Aquaculture Ponds Standard 560, Access Road Standard 561, Heavy Use Area Protection Standard 575, Animal Trails and Walkways Standard 580, Streambank and Shoreline […]

Input Requested through the 2013 Technical Standards Needs Survey

The Standards Oversight Council invites all technical standard users to complete the biennial Technical Standards Needs Survey. Every two years, the Council requests input through this survey to help identify successes and improvements needed in Wisconsin’s technical standards for soil and water conservation programs.  The 2013 Technical Standards Needs Survey will be accepting responses until July 31, 2013. […]

Revised NRCS Standards, FOTG WI-61

NRCS has updated five standards, listed below.  To assist technical standard users in understanding the revisions, NRCS has provided brief summaries of the changes as well as mark-up copies of each of the standards.  Review the links below for the mark-up versions, and visit the Field Office Technical Guide on the NRCS website for the final […]

Revisions to NRCS FOTG WI-60

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE   NOTICE FOTG WI-60   The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section II Cultural Resources Classification List Section III National and State Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria Section IV Index Standard 327, Conservation Cover Standard 342, Critical Area Planting Standard 512, […]

Draft Standards Available for Comment

NRCS Standards 360, 468, 578 Three Wisconsin NRCS practice standards were revised to include changes made in the corresponding national NRCS standards.  These three practice standards were open for public comment between January 8 and 23rd. The comments were compiled and sent to NRCS on January 24, 2013.  NRCS State Office responses to the comments […]