Several new and revised technical standards are listed below. This includes Waste Storage Facility (CPS 313) and several Pond Sealing and Liner treatment standards that were updated by a Standards Oversight Council Full Process team. The team drafted these standards over the course of a year, including input from outside experts and a public review period. Other standards have been updated through the SOC Minor Process.

 

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE WI-89

 

SUBJECT:   WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

PurposeRevisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications

Explanation of Changes.

 Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

Feed Management (Code 592) – Changes in format. stronger emphasis on feed management for pathogen control and odor and greenhouse gas mitigation, feed management by grouping of animals, as well as select wording changes are incorporated. The new version should be easier for NRCS field staff to use and easier for producers to understand.

Forest Stand Improvement (Code 666) – Snags, Dens, and CWD criteria was added to Additional Criteria to Improve Wildlife Habitat.

Heavy Use Area Protection (Code 561) – Table 1 Option N was