Briefly describe the scope and type(s) of discovery available (e.g., depositions, interrogatories, etc.):
*Program Decisions: No discovery permitted.
* NRCS Reconsideration of Preliminary Technical Determinations: As part of the reconsideration process for adverse preliminary technical determinations, a party, the designated conservationist who issued the preliminary determination, and a district representative (at the option of the conservation district), a district representative, conduct a field visit to the subject site "for the purpose of gathering additional information and discussing the [relevant] facts" to such determination. (7 CFR 614.7)
* FSA County Committee Referral of Final Technical Determination Review to State Conservationist: If the FSA County Committee hearing the appeal of a technical determination under Title XII requests review of that determination by the State Conservationist, the State Conservationist designates "an appropriate NRCS official" to (a) any additional information needed for the review, and (b) obtain additional oral and documentary evidence from any party with personal knowledge; and (c) conduct a field visit. (7 CFR 614.10)