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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 […]

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 […]

1005 Vegetated Swale Update

The Vegetated Swale Technical Standard 1005 (previously “Vegetated Infiltration Swale Interim Technical Standard 1005”) has been updated. The draft was posted for public review, and the technical team revised the draft to address public comments. The document provides technical specifications for the design, modeling, construction, implementation, and maintenance of new vegetated swales for purposes of […]

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 […]