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MAINE BULLETIN NO. ME 450-10-27

                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                        September 17, 2010
 

Subject: TCH – Section IV of eFOTG

Purpose. Announcing the availability of Job Sheets for use with the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

Expiration Date: September 30, 2010

The following documents will be used to document practice requirements for items planned under the CRP 39th Sign Up:

A Maine Conservation Practice Job Sheet for ME-647 (CRP-CP10), Maine Conservation Practice Job Sheet for ME-647 (CRP-CP10 - Brush Hogging) and a Maine Conservation Practice Job Sheet for ME-647 and 327 (CRP-CP1).

The Job Sheet for ME-647 (CRP-CP10) is to be used for implementing management on existing grassland.  The Job Sheet for ME-647 (CRP-CP10 - Brush Hogging) is to be used for implementing management on existing grassland that needs brush hogging to reclaim grassland reverting to shrubby cover.  The Job Sheet for ME-647 and 327 is to be used for establishing, increasing plant diversity and maintaining permanent vegetative cover.

These Job Sheets are located in eFOTG under Section IV - Conservation Practices - Early Successional Habitat Development and Management (Code 647) and Conservation Cover (Code 327) standard folders.

Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Jones, State Resource Conservationist at 207-990-9563 or email chris.jones@me.usda.gov.


/s/ Juan C. Hernandez

JUAN C. HERNANDEZ
State Conservationist