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Guides and Instructions

How to Get a DUNS Number

If you are entering into a partnership agreement, a federal contract, or grant agreement with NRCS you will need a Federal Tax Identification Number — a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) —for the purposes of identification.

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Iowa Draft Standards and Technical Notes

Draft copies of Iowa Standards and Specifications are being placed on the Iowa NRCS Web Site as they are completed. Constructive comments are welcome.

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Iowa NRCS Bulletins: Fiscal Year 2023

Bulletins are temporary direction that expire at the end of the fiscal year following the year they are issued; and to make announcements or one-time requests from the field. Bulletins cannot change, be deleted, added to, cancelled or transmit permanent directives.

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Iowa NRCS Cover Crop Economics

The Cover Crop Economics Tool is a user-friendly economic assessment tool to assess the costs and benefits of incorporating cover crops into a crop rotation.

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Iowa NRCS eDirectives

Iowa NRCS eDirectives include Bulletins, Instructions, Intraoffice Instructions, General Manual Amendments, Technical Notes, User Guides and Manuals.

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Iowa NRCS Engineering

The Iowa NRCS Engineering staff provides planning, design, and construction services to solve problems related to soil erosion, water quality, agricultural waste management, and wetland restoration.

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