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Nitrogen Management Certification Training

The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District requires that all operators or contract applicators of nitrogen fertilizers involved in the decision of whether to apply nitrogen fertilizer, whether by contract or applicators, must maintain certification in nitrogen management if the agricultural…

It is time to get your tree order in

It’s not too late to get your tree order into the Lower Niobrara NRD as the cold wind blows and the snow continues to fall this winter. It is the right time to start considering planting a new windbreak or…

Bazile Groundwater Management Area seeks Project Coordinator

December 23, 2020 The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will work independently to educate and encourage the adoption of best management…

Tree Planting

Don’t forget to get your tree order in!

It’s not too late to get your tree order into the Lower Niobrara NRD as the cold wind blows and the snow continues to fall this winter. It is the right time to start considering planting a new windbreak or filling in your old windbreak that has lost trees over the years. Windbreaks consisting of a variety of trees and shrubs, if properly planted, will reduce wind velocity, which impacts the distribution of blowing snow. Windbreaks can spread snow across protected areas to provide moisture for crops and rangelands, protect livestock by decreased rifting, and reduce energy cost.

Nitrogen Management Certification

Nitrogen Management Certification is available via at-home workbook and test. Please call and we can mail out the test to you. (402) 775-2343

Farm Progress article Cover Crop seeding researched in Bazile GMA