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Engineering Tools and Resources

The NRCS applies sound engineering tools and principles to plan, design, and implement conservation practices and systems through delegated approval authority. Engineering assistance can be obtained from NRCS field offices, area offices, state offices, national centers, and the Conservation Engineering Division in Washington, DC. 

Technical Resources

Tools and Resources

Computer Programs

Approved Florida-Developed Engineering Software

For the approved list of Florida NRCS engineering software go to the Electronic Field Office Technical Guide -  eFOTG for Florida Section IV, C. Tools, Florida Engineering Computer Programs.  This list is dynamic and is updated as software is revised and new software is added.  Engineering computer software, developed by Florida NRCS employees and used by NRCS employees, not on the approved list should be sent to the state conservation engineer for review and approval.  The use of engineering software not on the approved state list is discouraged, but will be acceptable provided the results are checked by an approved method.

Find NRCS software at: NRCS Engineering Tools

Use of Engineering Software

Engineering software is a tool that can be used in the planning, design and certification of conservation practices and can increase the productivity and quality of work. Training in use of the approved engineering software should be requested through appropriate channels.

eFOTG for Florida Section IV, C. Tools, Florida Engineering Computer Programs.

Engineering Technical Contact

State conservation engineer, 352-338-9557.