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Revised NRCS Standards 632 and 350 Open for Comment

The NRCS Standard 632, Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility, and Standard 350, Sediment Basin, have been revised and are available for comment from Tuesday, March 4th to Tuesday March 25th. The Standard 632 (name revised to Waste Separation Facility) has been reorganized and updated with additional content.  The new national standard format has been used.  The barnyard […]

NRCS AWMFH Update – Notice WI-38

NATIONAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK PART 651 AGRICULTURAL  WASTE MANAGEMENT FIELD HANDBOOK NOTICE WI-38   Chapter 10 of the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook  (AWMFH) will now contain the pre-engineered waste storage facilities or components.  This notice transmits the waste storage tanks from FSRC Tanks, Inc. Filing Instructions: Remove: •    Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated February 10, 2014   Insert: •    Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated February 21, 2014 •    Page 10-WI-7 and 8, FSRC Tanks, Inc.   Wisconsin supplements and transmittal notices for the AWMFH can be found on the Wisconsin NRCS web site at  http://www.nrcs. usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/wi/technical/engineering/ /s/ JIMMY BRAMBLETT State Conservationist   Supporting Documents: awmfh38 tabsheet-awmfh 10-WI-7 to 8

NRCS AWMFH Update – Notice WI-37

NATIONAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK PART 651 AGRICULTURAL  WASTE MANAGEMENT FIELD HANDBOOK NOTICE WI-37   Chapter 10 of the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook  (AWMFH) will now contain the pre-engineered waste storage facilities or components.  This notice transmits the waste storage tanks from CST Storage, formerly AO Smith Harvestore Products. Filing Instructions: Remove: •    Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated February 6, 2014   Insert: •    Directive Tabulation Sheet, dated February 10, 2014 •    Page 10-WI-5 and 6, CST Storage Tanks (Slurrystore)   Wisconsin supplements and transmittal notices for the AWMFH can be found on the Wisconsin NRCS web site at  http://www.nrcs. usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/wi/technical/engineering/ /s/ JIMMY BRAMBLETT State Conservationist   Supporting Documents: 10-WI-5 to 6 awmfh37

NRCS AWMFH Update – Notice WI-36

February 6, 2014   NATIONAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK PART 651 AGRICULTURAL WASTE MANAGEMENT FIELD HANDBOOK NOTICE WI-36   Chapter 10 of the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH) will now contain the pre-engineered waste storage facilities or components. This notice transmits the transfer channels from Huffcutt Concrete.   Filing Instructions:   Remove: · Directive Tabulation Sheet, […]

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. […]