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02/19/2014
Applications are now being accepted for 2014 conservation cost-share funds through the North Platte Natural Resources District. Cost-share programs are available to landowners in Banner, Garden, Morrill, Scotts Bluff and southern Sioux counties for soil, water and range conservation improvements.Read more
02/18/2014
Local irrigators, producers, farm managers, agronomists, insurance agents and bankers are invited to attend the 28th annual Southwest Nebraska Water Conference being held Friday, March 7th, 2014 at the Red Willow County Fairgrounds Community Building in McCook. Registration will begin at 8:45 AM...Read more
02/17/2014
Last week I started off my 10 tips to successful no-till crop production with a discussion on crop rotations. I feel this is the most important consideration on your farm. Designing a crop rotation for your farm will affect your bottom line, weed and disease cycles and your farm's performance well...Read more
02/14/2014
Construction will soon begin on Zorinsky Lake Water Quality Basin # 1 following approval by the Papio-Missouri River NRD Board of a construction bid of $2.79 million from Hawkins Construction. The structure will protect the quality of water in Zorinsky Lake, one of Omaha's most popular water-based...Read more
02/14/2014
Another step was taken by the Nemaha Natural Resources District board of directors toward the Duck Creek Watershed project planned near Peru. During their regular meeting on Thursday, February 13, board members reviewed appraisals for purchase of land rights associated with the multi-use project...Read more
02/13/2014
A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Alda, Nebraska on May 3, 2014. The first place team comprised of Karson Langley, Jessica Campbell and Logan Uhlir earned the state berth on Tuesday, February 4 at the contest held in the Prairie...Read more
02/13/2014
The Central Platte Natural Resources District will hold their monthly Board of Directors meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2014. The meeting will be held at the NRD office located at 215 Kaufman Avenue in Grand Island, NE.Read more
02/10/2014
At its regular monthly Board of Directors meeting on November 26, 2013 the Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District elected to enter into an immediate 180-day moratorium, or stay, on the construction of new irrigation wells pursuant to Nebraska Revised Statute 46-707 (2).Read more
02/05/2014
Over the last several months, I have written about the different programs, projects, and partnerships the North Platte NRD provides to manage and protect our natural resources. Less visible to our constituents, is working with members of the Nebraska Legislature. During a regularly scheduled...Read more
02/05/2014
The No-Till, Cover Crops, and Planned Grazing Educational Workshop will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at the Lifelong Learning Center located on the campus of Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE. This workshop will provide the opportunity for producers to...Read more

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