Events

Feb 16 2023
2023 Water Programs Update-Feb. 16
02/16/2023, 9:30 am

Central Platte NRD’s annual Water Programs Update   PDF 
9:30 – 2:30 on Thursday, February 16, 2023
Merrick County Youth & Ag Education Center, 1784 Fairgrounds Rd, Central City 

The public is encouraged to attend Central Platte NRD’s annual Water Programs Update at the Merrick County Youth & Agricultural Center in Central City on Thursday, February 16, 2023.
No registration fee, lunch will be provided with an RSVP.
Continuing Education Credits Requested
1.  Attendance replaces the requirement to take Nitrogen Management Certification Test for the NRD’s Groundwater Quality Management Program
2.  Continuing Education Credits (4 credits) have been applied for the professional Water Well Contractors License through the Nebraska Health & Human Services
3.  Continuing Education Credits (3 credits) for Soil & Water Management are available for Certified Crop Advisors

SCHEDULE   PDF
9:30 – 9:35   Welcome     Lyndon Vogt, General Manager
9:40 – 10:00  Groundwater Management Plan Updates, Courtney Widup Water Resources Technician
10:05 – 10:30  Drainage Law Landowner vs Renter Responsibilities,  Don Blankenau-Attorney Blankenau Wilmoth Jarecke
10:30 – 10:45  Break
10:45 – 11:15    Water Quantity Update, Luke Zakrzewski- GIS Image Analyst
11:20 – 12:00   Water Quality & Nitrogen Use, Central Platte NRD Staff
12:00 – 12:45  Lunch
12:45 – 1:15     Nitrogen Management Timeline Fertigation Trials – UNL/CPNRD Sentinel Fertigation
Dean Krull, UNL Demo Project Coordinator Taylor Cross, UNL Grad Research Student James Herrick, Implementation Specialist
1:15 – 1:45       Landowner Testimonial Transition to Data-Driven Fertigation, Noah Seim Seim Farms
1:45 – 2:00     Break
2:00 – 2:30    2023 Weather Outlook, Martha Durr-State Climatologist

RSVP with Marcia Lee, Information/Education Specialist  (308) 385-6282  lee@cpnrd.org

Feb 23 2023
February Board Meeting
02/23/2023, 2:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 p.m.  Thursday, February 23, 2023
Central Platte NRD Office, 215 Kaufman Avenue, Grand Island NE

Please check back on February 17th for the agenda summary.