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USDA TO INVEST $150 MILLION THROUGH CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM TO HELP IMPROVE WORKING LANDS

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday that $150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest conservation program that helps producers voluntarily improve the health and productivity of private and Tribal working lands.

“MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT GOING TO SUB-DISTRICTS”

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District will be transitioning into sub-districts for their election of board members.  These changes will be in effect for the 2016 election year.  The MRNRD Board of Directors is currently an eleven person board all elected at large.  The new set-up for this board will be a thirteen person board and will result in a major change in how members will be elected. This will be something that hasn’t been looked at or changed for the last 20 years.

Notice of Adopting the MRNRD Integrated Management Plan

Thursday, December 17, 2015

STATE OF NEBRASKA 

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES 

NOTICE OF ORDER ADOPTING SURFACE WATER CONTROLS AND THE MIDDLE 

REPUBLICAN NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT PLAN

“MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NRD GETS ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR WATER QUANTITY & QUALITY”

Monday, November 16, 2015

The newly approved Middle Republican Natural Resources District project includes Hayes, Hitchcock, and Red Willow counties, and part of Frontier and Lincoln counties. The project will enable participants to voluntarily implement practices to conserve irrigation water and improve groundwater quality.

“SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA’S WATER LEADER”

Monday, November 16, 2015

Our Farmers deserve Praise here in the Middle Republican Natural Resources District (MRNRD).  MRNRD producers have been doing their part in sustaining the water resource. The MRNRD would like to recognize the efforts made by our local farmers that will result in sustaining our natural resources for generations to come. A sustainable natural resource base is key to the economic success in the area and necessary in providing the environment for future generations to make this their home.

“SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA’S WATER LEADER”

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Middle Republican NRD has been very busy making changes to their district the last few months.  These changes have been rewarding but yet challenging at the same time while trying to reflect all of their goals and objectives.

Middle Republican NRD to begin flow meter readings Oct. 1

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District reminds producers that employees of the NRD will be entering property beginning Oct. 1, and continue through the end of December for the purpose of recording the readings of flow meters.   This will include all irrigation wells you may have on your property.

July 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Summary: budget changes pointed out, motion made to approve the insurance premium renewal as presented, notice of the hearing on LB606, N-Corpe status report, notice of getting approved for the Water Smart Grand which will cover 1,000 new meters to be installed, meeting has been scheduled for July 24thto discuss the cost share program, Committee reports for the Personnel & Programs and Groudwater and Building committees

June 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Summary: Johnson went over draft budget and changes, first 50 meters are being installed and second 50 had been ordered, N-Corpe Status report, Wellfleet discussion held for issues, motion was being made to do concrete for the entire property based on the offer received from Morton

May 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Summary: closing of the sale of the old building, N-Corpe status report, motion was made to move into another FVID longterm agreement, approval of cost share applications, Personnel & Programs committee report

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