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LINCOLN, May 13, 2013 - Nebraska landowners and operators are encouraged to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office. CSP is a voluntary program that offers payments to producers who maintain a high-level of conservation on their land and agree to adopt additional conservation measures to their operations. (Click Here for entire News Release)
(LINCOLN, NE) – Even with the recent rains and snow, the memory of the extremely hot and
dry summer of 2012 still receive a lot of attention. While the recent moisture is greatly
appreciated the deficit from last year remains and conservation of the water resource is a high
priority. (Click Here for entire news release)
NOTICE: All Water Use Reports Have Been Sent Out to Ground Water Irrigators. If You HAVE NOT Received Your Report, Please Contact This Office.
The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors has postponed their regular Board Meeting and Public Hearing originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The 50th annual Nebraska Youth Range Camp will be held June 10 – 14, 2013 at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey! (Click here to go to our Camp and Scholarship page)
As of February 28, 2013, the projected irrigation supply in Harlan County Reservoir for 2013 was computed at 84,500 acre-feet (AF). This indicates that Water-Short Year Administration would be in effect with the irrigation supply being less than 119,000 AF. This computed amount is the same as the January and February 2013 notifications.
For up-to-date information from Nebraska Extension about how to prepare for another drought year, see droughtresources.unl.edu
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension has created a new website that offers resources from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and others for dealing with drought in the region. The site is at droughtresources.unl.edu
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