Press Releases

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.

NE, KS & CO Sign Republican River Agreement

Friday, November 21, 2014

Reflecting a new spirit of cooperation, Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado today have reached a historic agreement during a special meeting of the Republican River Compact Administration. Representatives of the States have signed a resolution, approving operational adjustments in 2014 and 2015 under the Republican River Compact that will benefit water users throughout the Basin and set the Administration on a course to find long-term solutions to persistent problems.

Former MRNRD Manager Receives Award

Monday, September 29, 2014

Dan Smith, retired general manager for the Middle Republican Natural Resources District (MRNRD), was inducted into the Nebraska Association of Resources District’s (NARD) Hall of Fame at the NARD annual meeting in Kearney.  The induction took place on Monday, September 22nd, and was presented by Terry Martin, president of NARD.  Smith recently retired after nearly 35 years with the district.

Study: NRD worth millions to area economy

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The MRNRD's study found that without the work of the MRNRD, the surrounding communities would have been without an estimated $363 million to the local economy in 2012.

http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/2119234.html 

EQIP Sign-Up Deadline

Monday, September 8, 2014

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. 17, 2014.

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) News

Monday, September 8, 2014

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