Preliminary Technical Determination [Agriculture] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 614.2 [Title 7—Agriculture, Subtitle B - Regulations of the Department of Agriculture, Chapter VI - Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of Agriculture, Subchapter B - Conservation Operations, Part 614 - NRCS Appeal Procedures], preliminary technical determination means “the initial written decision by NRCS on a technical matter concerning the status and condition of the natural resources and cultural practices based on science and best professional judgment of natural resources professionals concerning soils, water, air, plants and animals, which has not become final under this part.”