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Maine Bulletins -- Fiscal Year 2012


Administrative Services (ADS)
Conservation Planning and Application (CPA)  
Ecological Sciences (ECS)  
Engineering (ENG)
Financial Management (FNM)
Information (INF)
Land Treatment Programs (LTP)
Management (MGT)
Personnel (PER)
Programs (PGM)
Soils (SOI)
Technology (TCH)

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File Code Number Issue Date Subject Action Required By: Attachment
Administrative Services (ADS) 120-12-1 February 24, 2012 ADM - Farm Bill Program Applications and Contract File Maintenance   Attachment A- Archived Conservation Program Contract Case Filing Guide (.pdf)
Attachment B - Archived Conservation Program Contract Case File Label Template (.docx)
Attachment C - Archived Conservation Program Contract Case File Label Template (.docx)
Attachment D - Archived File Labeling Instructions (Six Part Folder Files) (.pdf)
 
Conservation Planning and Application (CPA) 180-12- 2 August 17, 2012 CPA - Instructions for Transition from Customer Service Toolkit to the Conservation Delivery Streamlining Initiative Business Model   Attachment - General Manual 180-CPA, Circular No. 3, Part 409
  180-12-1 March 5, 2012 CPA - CAP-106 Forestry Inventory Criteria    
Ecological Sciences (ECS) 190-12-3 February 24, 2012 ECS - Effects of Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops (Code 798) on Federal and State At-risk Species and Habitats    
  190-12-2 February 9, 2012 ECS - ME-ECS-1 form and Salmon/Sturgeon Practice Effects Matrix Changes for Fiscal Year 2012    
  190-12-1 December 20, 2011 ECS - Endangered Species Act Update Training    
Engineering (ENG) 210-12-1 February 14, 2012 ENG - Field Office Micro and Small Scale Irrigation and Engineer Training    
Financial Management (FNM) 250-12-1 January 26, 2012 FNM - FY 2012 Open Obligation Reviews February 15, 2012  
Information (INF) 260-12-1 June 26, 2012 INF - 2012 Digital Photo Contest November 1, 2012 Attachment - Contest Guidelines (.pdf)
Land Treatment Programs (LTP) 300-12-6 September 12, 2012 LTP - Conservation Programs Training on October 10-11, 2012 October 1, 2012  
  300-12-5 March 2, 2012 LTP - Revised 6-Part Contract Folder Checklist   Attachment – Checklist for 6-Part Contract Folders (Revised 2/21/12) (.pdf)
  300-12-4 February 21, 2012 LTP - Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) 2012-1 Ranking Period   Attachment - Maine - 2012-1 Potential Duplication of CSP Activities and other Program Practices (.pdf)
  300-12-3 January 19, 2012 LTP - Steps for Contracting 2012 EQIP - Conservation Activity Plans (CAPs)   Attachment - Steps for Using EQIP – FA to fund Conservation Activity Plan (CAP) development using producer-hired Technical Service Providers (TSPs) (.pdf)
  300-12-2 October 14, 2011 LTP - Managing FAP contracts that are behind schedule and delegating signature authority for the NRCS-CPA-153 Non-Compliance Form   Attachment - Summary of Policy
  300-12-1
(Cancelled)
October 7, 2011 LTP - Managing FAP contracts that are behind schedule and delegating signature authority for the NRCS-CPA-153 Non-Compliance Form   Attachment - Summary of Policy
Management (MGT) 330-12-4 September 5, 2012 MGT - Direct Charge Budgeting September 7, 2012 Attachment 1 - Spreadsheet Pay Period 18 (.xlsx)

Attachment 2 - Spreadsheet Pay Period 19 (.xlsx)

Attachment 3 - Spreadsheet Pay Period 20 (.xlsx)
  330-12-3 April 27, 2012 MGT - Direct Charge Budgeting for FY12   Attachment - Maine FY12 Salary and Benefits Budget
  330-12-2 March 30, 2012 MGT - Maine NRCS FY 2012-2014 State Business Plan   Attachment - State Business Plan 2012-2014 (.pdf)
  330-12-1 October 12, 2011 MGT - Operations Training and District Conservationist Meeting Announcement   Attachment - Agenda (.pdf)
Personnel (PER) 360-12-4 September 7, 2012 PER - Performance Management System Due Dates As stated in Bulletin  
  360-12-3 March 8, 2012 PER - NRCS Employee Rest Periods    
  360-12-2 February 13, 2012 PER - Telework Policy    
  360-12-1 February 3, 2012 PER - Individual Development Plan (IDP) and Training Needs Inventory (TNI) February 29, 2012  
Soils (SOI) 430-12-1 March 2, 2012 SOI - Maine Association of Professional Soil Scientists Meeting (MAPSS) March 7, 2012 Attachment 1 - Registration Form (.pdf)
Attachment 2 - Agenda (.pdf)
Programs (PGM) 440-12-1 May 16, 2012 PGM - Payment Process for Program Contracts System (ProTracts)   Attachment - Maine Instruction 440-380 - Processing of ProTracts Payments (.pdf)
Technology (TCH) 450-12-19 September 18, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Conservation Practices Updates and Deletions    
  450-12-18 August 31, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Codes 327, 386 and 647    
  450-12-17 August 20, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Cancellation of Code 552, Irrigation Pit or Regulating Reservoir    
  450-12-16 August 17, 2012 TCH - Section I of eFOTG - Additions to General Resources - Cost Data - 4. Program Payment Schedule    
  450-12-15 May 22, 2012 TCH - Section III of eFOTG - B. Resource Quality Criteria Legislated Program - Job Approval Authority    
  450-12-14 May 7, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices    
  450-12-13 April 10, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices - Integrated Pest Management, Code 595    
  450-12-12 April 6, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Forest Stand Improvement (Code 666)    
  450-12-11 April 4, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Early Successional Habitat Development and Maintenance, Conservation Practice Standard (Code 647)    
  450-12-10 March 30, 2012 TCH - Upcoming Technical Workshops   Attachment 1 - Grazing Management, Naturally Workshop (.pdf)
Attachment 2 - Grazing Management "The Key to Pasture Productivity" Workshop (.pdf)
Attachment 3 - Transitioning to No-till Corn Silage Production (.pdf)
  450-12-9 March 12, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices Revised and New    
  450-12-8 February 3, 2012 TCH - Evaluation of Interim Conservation Practice Standard, "Seasonal High Tunnel System for Crops" (Code 798) February 24, 2012 Attachment 1 - Evaluation Form
Attachment 2 - List of Applications
  450-12-7 January 9, 2012 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - E. Conservation Practices -  "Fish Screen Guidance for Irrigation Intakes Required for Maine NRCS Irrigation Assistance" and Farmstead Energy Improvement    
  450-12-6 December 22, 2011 TCH - Section III of eFOTG - E. Conservation Activity Plans Technical Criteria    
  450-12-5 November 21, 2011 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices - Code 367    
  450-12-4 November 22, 2011 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices - Code 327    
  450-12-3 October 20, 2011 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices - Revised/New Practices    
  450-12-2 October 19, 2011 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - B. Conservation Practices - Codes 328 and 340    
  450-12-1 October 5, 2011 TCH - Section IV of eFOTG - Section IV-B Conservation Practices - Codes 329, 344, 345, 346    


                                                                                                   Last Modified:  9/13/2012