7 CFR 610.11 - Purpose and scope.

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§ 610.11 Purpose and scope.

This subpart sets forth the equations and rules for utilizing the equations that are used by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to predict soil erosion due to water and wind. Section 301 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (FAIRA) and the Food Security Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. 3801- 3813 specified that the Secretary would publish the universal soil loss equation (USLE) and wind erosion equation (WEQ) used by the Department within 60 days of the enactment of FAIRA. This subpart sets forth the equations, definition of factors, and provides the rules under which NRCS will utilize the USLE, the revised universal soil loss equation (RUSLE), and the WEQ.

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 610 after this date.

  • 2015-04-09; vol. 80 # 68 - Thursday, April 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 19007 - Changes to Existing Conservation Program Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Commodity Credit Corporation
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective April 9, 2015.
      7 CFR Parts 610, 622, 624, 625, 652, and 662
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