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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. […]

2012 Accomplishment Report

This year was marked with changes in staff, improvements in our communications, and continued progress in updating conservation practice standards for Wisconsin’s soil and water conservation programs. By redesigning our website and public comment system, we aimed to build awareness of our work and encourage broad participation in the process among stakeholders. We further evaluated […]

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 […]

Notice of NRCS standard revisions

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE NOTICE FOTG WI-59 The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section IV Wisconsin CPPS and EQIP Practice Lifespan Index Standard 575, Animal Trails and Walkways Construction Specification 300, Clay Liner Explanation of Changes/Revisions: The Practice Lifespan for Wisconsin CPPS and EQIP has […]

Nutrient Management Team Member Solicitation

The Wisconsin NRCS office will be reviewing the current Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (09/05) and/or companion documents to comply with the recently updated NRCS National 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (01/12). We are seeking 8 – 12 individuals with technical expertise and diverse representation to participate on the 590 Revision […]

WI NRCS 590 Standard Revision Team Scope

The Wisconsin NRCS office is charged with updating the current Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (09/05) with the recently updated NRCS National 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (01/12). NRCS has worked with multiple partners in defining the scope of the Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Revision team. View the DRAFT team […]