Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA.
Notice of availability of proposed changes in the Tennessee NRCS Field Office Technical Guide, Section IV, for review and comment.
It has been determined by the NRCS State Conservationist for Tennessee that changes must be made in the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide, specifically in practice standards Contour Farming (Code 330) and Conservation Crop Rotation (Code 328) to account for improved technology. These practice standards can be used in systems that treat highly erodible cropland.
Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with the date of this publication.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Inquire in writing to James W. Ford, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), 675 U.S. Courthouse, 801 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203, telephone number (615) 277-2531. Copies of the practice standards will be made available upon written request.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 states that revisions made after enactment of the law to NRCS state technical guides used to perform highly erodible land and wetland provisions of the law shall be made available for public review and comment. For the next 30 days, the NRCS in Tennessee will receive comments relative to the proposed changes. Following that period, a determination will be made by the NRCS in Tennessee regarding disposition of those comments and a final determination of change will be made to the subject practice standards.Start Signature
Dated: February 28, 2003.
James W. Ford,
[FR Doc. 03-5428 Filed 3-6-03; 8:45 am]
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