Press Releases

2018 ACE CAMP

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Adventure Camp (ACE CAMP) that is hosted by Nebraska’s Natural Resources District will be June 10- 13 2018 at the State 4-H Camp in Halsey NE. The camp is for 6th-8th graders. The camp cost is $215.00 and the registration form is due by Friday, May 25th, 2018.

***Check with your local NRD about receiving a scholarship to attend the camp.  You must reside in the district where you are applying for a scholarship!

Click on the downloadable brochure to print off the registration form!

Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program

Friday, January 26, 2018

Some of these benefits of CSP include:

·       Improved cattle gains per acre;

·       Increased crop yields;

·       Decreased inputs;

·       Wildlife population improvements; and

·       Better resilience to weather extremes.

New USGS Map of High Plains Aquifer Represents Conditions After Enacting Changes to Ag Management Practices

Monday, February 27, 2017

Water-level changes from 2002 to 2015 were examined in wells screened in the High Plains aquifer within the Republican River Basin and the results are now available in a 

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.

“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.

“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.

Job Opening: Field Office Secretary (Trenton)

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Secretary Wanted – The Middle Republican Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a field office secretary.  The person selected for this position will work in the Natural Resources Conservation Service field office in Trenton, Nebraska.  Applications/resumes will be accepted until 4 PM on January 29, 2016.  All applications are to be submitted to the MRNRD Office in Curtis at 220 Center Ave, P.O.

DEADLINE APPROACHING TO APPLY FOR RESOURCE CONSERVATION FUNDS

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Farmers and ranchers interested in soil, water and wildlife conservation are encouraged to sign up now for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP is available from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Those interested in applying are encouraged to sign up before Oct. 16, 2015.

USDA NRCS Accepting Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program

Friday, January 30, 2015

$100 million Expected to Attract Enrollment of 7.7 Million Acres for Conservation

Applications should be submitted to local NRCS offices. As part of the CSP application process, applicants will work with NRCS personnel to complete a resource inventory of their land, which will help determine the performance of existing and new conservation activities. The applicant's conservation performance will be used to determine eligibility, ranking and payments.

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