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MAINE BULLETIN NO. ME 450-11-15

 

                                                                                    Date: April 21, 2011
 

Subject: TCH – Section IV of eFOTG
 

Purpose. Announcing revisions and additions to Section IV – B. Conservation Practices of eFOTG.

Expiration Date: September 30, 2011

Conservation Practice Standard (Code 585) Stripcropping has been updated. The updated Standard, Statement of Work and a new Job Sheet have been issued to eFOTG. Conservation Practice Standard (Code 393) Filter Strip has also been updated and issued.

Changes:

Conservation Practice Standard (Code 585) Stripcropping – Changes to the standard include a requirement that 50% of forages in the rotation contain erosion-resistant or sediment-trapping crops. There is other re-wording, but no major changes.

Conservation Practice Standard (Code 393) Filter Strip – The word “pollinator” has been inserted in several locations.

Contact. If you have any questions or concerns, please temporarily contact Alice Begin, Resource Conservationist at 207-564-2321 or email alice.begin@me.usda.gov.


/s/  Brian L. Vigue, Acting

JUAN C. HERNANDEZ
State Conservationist