Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Program

Press Release: Cost-Share Funds Available Through the Lower Niobrara NRD: Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Program (NSWCP) was established in 1977 by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Funds for this program are dispersed by the DNR to the 23...

2021 New Irrigated Acre Parameters

For Immediate Release Lower Niobrara NRD Board Votes for New Irrigated Acres The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District, Board of Directors, voted to allow up to 1000 approved, new ground water irrigated acres in the District at their June 4th...

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Lower Niobrara NRD Newest Director

The Lower Niobrara NRD would like to welcome Shaun Higgins as the newest Director for Sub- District #1. He was appointed by the Board to complete his father’s, Tommy Higgins’s term. Shaun is a farmer/rancher and grew up on the...

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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...

Diana Wendt recognized for her 27 years on the LNNRD board

Terry Julesgard, General Manager of the Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District (LNNRD) presenting Diana Wendt with an appreciation clock for her 27 years of serving as a LNNRD Director. The Staff and Directors all would like to thank Diana for...