Feb 06 2024
Water Programs Update
02/06/2024, 9:30 am

Water Programs Update
Central Platte NRD

Thursday, February 6, 2024
         9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Merrick County Ext Building
1784 Fairgrounds Rd, Central City

RSVP by February 1st for lunch count
(308) 385-6282  |

Nitrogen Certification   Attendance replaces CPNRD’s Nitrogen Management Certification Test requirement
Continuing Education Credits       • Professional Water Well Contractors License         • Certified Crop Advisors


9:30 WELCOME Lyndon Vogt, General Manager
9:35 Water Quantity Updates:
Groundwater Levels, Changes to Groundwater Quantity Management Plan
Luke Zakrzewski, GIS Image Analyst
Angela Warner, GIS Coordinator
10:45 Drainage Law, Crop Reports/Violations,
Landowner vs Renter Responsibilities
Don Blankenau, Attorney
Blankenau Wilmoth Jarecke
11:15 Water Quality Updates:
New Website & Nitrogen Dashboard, Changes to Groundwater Quality Management Plan
Tricia Dudley, Water Quality Specialist
Courtney Widup, Water Resources Technician
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Nitrogen Management:
Sentinel Fertigation
Dean Krull, UNL Demonstration Project Coordinator
Khris Staton, Implementation Specialist
1:15 Landowner Testimonial
Transition to Data-Driven Fertigation
Seim Farms
2:00 2024 Weather Outlook Mike Moritz, Warning Coordination Meteorologist
May 14 2024
Register for Groundwater Festival

Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival

Upcoming Festival: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Would you like to register your 5th-grade class to attend the 2024 Festival? Fill out the Registration Form & send it by December 1st.
For additional information call Marcia or Brody at (308) 385-6282.