WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG  NOTICE WI-88

 

SUBJECTWISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications

Explanation of Changes.

 Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

 Alley Cropping (Code CPS-311) – Minor updates to align with national standard.

Brush Management (Code CPS314) Reviewed and updated to reflect current  agency policy and science. Changes also were made to bring the standard up to date on current ecological site descriptions. Added statement to the “purpose” that when standard is applied successively, it facilitates the process to achieve the desired plant community. “Criteria” section was changed to add statement to ensure practice area has the correct plant diversity for the desired plant community after completion.

Building Envelope Improvement (Code CPS-672) – The reference to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) standard S401.2, “Guidelines for Use of Thermal Insulation in Agricultural Buildings,” has been changed to National Instruction 210-301, “Use of Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation and Vapor Retarder