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Notice of Proposed Changes to Section IV of the Tennessee Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Tennessee, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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 Residue and Tillage Management, Mulch Till; Residue and Tillage Management, No-till/Strip Till/Direct Seed; and Residue and Tillage Management, Ridge Till to account for improved technology. These practice standards can be used in conservation systems designed to treat highly erodible cropland.


Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with the date of this publication.

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Inquire in writing to Kevin Brown, 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.

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Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 Start Printed Page 13080states 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.

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Dated: March 8, 2007.

Kevin Brown,

State Conservationist.

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[FR Doc. E7-4961 Filed 3-19-07; 8:45 am]