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Feb 16 – Water Programs Update

January 5, 2023

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 

  • No registration fee | catered lunch.
  • RSVP by February 10th for meal count at (308) 385-6282 | lee@cpnrd.org
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AVAILABLE:
    • Professional Water Well Contractors License
    • Certified Crop Advisors
    • Attendance replaces the requirement to take CPNRD’s Nitrogen Management Certification Test for CPNRD’s Groundwater Quality Management Program.

SCHEDULE
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