All Technical Guide references, information, and practice standards and specifications are reviewed on a scheduled basis. Items that are currently available for review and comment by NRCS and SWCD employees can be found on the e-FOTG site in the "DRAFT e-FOTG" section on the opening page. Most items will have a 30 day comment period.
Sections in the e-FOTG are:
Section I - General Resource References
Section II - Natural Resource Information
Section III - Resource Management Systems and Quality Criteria
Section IV - Practice Standards & Specifications and Job Sheets
Section V - Conservation Effects
National Conservation Practice Standards
A National Standard can be used if there is no State standard available in Section IV- Practice Standards & Specifications of the e-FOTG.
National Standards are contained in the National Handbook of Conservation Practices (NHCP)
These documents require Adobe Acrobat and are available in the Ohio e-FOTG.
Ohio Technical Guide Note #303
(Conversion to e-FOTG as the "Official Version of the FOTG")
Ohio Technical Guide Notice #304
Contact: Mark Smith
State Resource Conservationist
200 N. High St., Room 522
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 255-2528