CPNRD & NSWCP Cost-Share

Cost-Share Policy

All applications MUST BE APPROVED before starting your project. All producers applying for cost-share through the CPNRD must be in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NRD’s

Natural Resources Conservation Service FY Summary for CPNRD Field Offices

  • Central City – 114 contracts - $640,274 including 22,832.7 acres
  • Grand Island – 35 contracts - $313,969.59 including 3,946.8 acres
  • Kearney – 15 contracts - $375,729.89 including 3,956.4 acres
  • Lexington – 34 contracts - $816,820.05 including 8,660.6 acres

Program Funding

  • Water Conservation: $1,080,287.53 (43 contracts/4,383.6 acres)
  • Grazing Lands: $164,253 (9 contracts/3,026.8 acres)
  • Soil Health: $823,329 (144 contracts/30,727.9 acres)
  • Forestry: $61,696 (2 contracts/1,204.4 acres)


Cost-Share Programs

Descriptions and applications for all cost-share programs offered through the Central Platte NRD and the Nebraska Soil & Water Conservation Program.

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Page # Cost-Share Programs Applications/Descriptions
Table of Contents Table
1 Central Platte NRD Cost-Share Programs List of Programs
2 Explanation of Compliance Sheet | Approval Letter Example for Cost-Share Explanation
4 NSWCP (State funds) NSWCP Eligible Practices
5 Terms for Irrigation Water Management & Drip Irrigation Systems
6 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Terrace Systems, Underground Outlets, Water Impoundment Dams,
Grade Stabilization Structures
NC 1-NC 4 Practices
7 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Tailwater Recovery Pits, Diversions, Grassed Waterways
Water & Sediment Control Basins
NC 5-NC 8 Practices
8 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Water & Sediment Control Basins (continued), Livestock Water Dugouts
Pasture Planting and Range Seeding, Critical Area planting (grass)
NC 8-NC 11 Practices
9 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Windbreaks, Underground Return Pipe/Recovery Pits, Planned Grazing
NC 12-NC 14 Practices
10 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Planned Grazing (continued), Windbreak Renovation
NC 14- NC 16 Practices
11 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Windbreak Renovation (continued), Irrigation Water Management
NC 16- NC 17 Practices
12 NSWCP Eligible Practices:
Irrigation Water Management, Streambank Stabilization, Repair of Practices
Brush Management- mechanical and chemical
NC 17- NC 20 Practices
13 Flow Meter Cost-Share Program Purpose
Application
14 Streambank Stabilization Cost-Share Program Purpose
Application
15 Well Decommissioning Cost-Share Program Purpose
Application
16 Center Pivot Incentive- Purpose of Cost-Share & Program Specifications Purpose
Application
17 Center Pivot Continuous Sign-Up Purpose
18 Wind Break & Weed Barrier
Tree Planting Plan
Sales Tax Exemption Form 13
Purpose
Guidelines
19 Acceptance Letter Example Example
20-21 Urban Forestry Program Purpose
Application
22 Prescribed Burn Cost-Share Program Purpose
Application
23 WILD Nebraska Purpose
24 Corners for Wildlife Purpose
Agreement
Plan
25 Buffer Strips | Description & Guidelines | Ranking Points Calculation Purpose
Contract
Application
26 Corners for Wildlife Payment Options
30 Buffer Strip Program Description & Guidelines | Ranking Points Calculation Program
Application
31 Buffer Strip Application Buffer Strips App
32 Buffer Strip Ranking Point Calculations Buffer Strip Ranking
33 Center Pivot Incentive Phase II/III Application
35 Prescribed Burn Application Application
37 Well Decommissioning Application Application
38 NSWCP Application/Payment Claim Agreement
39 NSWCP Planned Grazing System Justification Application
40 NSWCP Irrigation Water Management Practice Agreement
41 W-9 Form- Request for Taxpayer ID Number Certification | General Instructions W-9 Form
46 Tree Planting Guidelines Guidelines
47 Tree Planting Cost Tree Planting Cost
48 Weed Barrier Cost/Installation Guidelines Weed Barrier Cost
49 Ground Preparation Ground Preparation
52 District Tree Planting Check List for Landowners Requirements 
58 Central Basin CREP Program
Buffer Strip Payment Calculation
Contract
Application
62 Phragmites Cost-Share Program Purpose
Application
64 Streambank Stabilization Program Application
65 Soil Moisture Sensor Program
Compliance Form
Purpose
Application
68 Cover Crop Program Purpose
Application
70 Groundwater Quality Management Program Requirements (Chart) Chart
71 Grazing Deferment Program Purpose
72 Grazing Deferment Application
74 Burn Preparation Program Description
77 Burn Preparation Application Application
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