Public Invited to Project SENSE Update on July 27th

Public Invited to Project SENSE Update on July 27th


Public Invited to Project SENSE Update on July 27th


(GRAND ISLAND, NE)-  After one year in the field, Project SENSE participants are seeing positive results.  Project SENSE (Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment) focuses on improving the efficiency of nitrogen fertilizer use. 

The UNL Extension and Central Platte NRD representatives will release the results of the 2015 pilot field sites an introduce the SENSE technology and equipment requirements for those interested in participating in the future.  Following the presentation, attendees will caravan to Arnie Hinkson’s field to see how new techniques have benefited his operation.

The update will take place from 10:00 a.m.- Noon on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.  Presentations will be held at 2003 N Cameron Road in Cairo, NE. 

There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided following the update.  RSVP by July 20 with Central Platte NRD at (308) 385-6282 or lee [at] for the lunch count.

Project SENSE is a collaborative effort between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Corn Board, five Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) in Nebraska, and producers participating in the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network.

Contact Dean Krull, UNL/CPNRD project coordinator, for more information regarding Project SENSE at (402) 469-0155.


  Marcia Lee
  Information/Education Specialist

  Central Platte Natural Resources District
  215 Kaufman Ave  Grand Island NE 68803
  Tel: (308) 385-6282

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