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Greetings from the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). We are looking for producers to participate in a research study titled Nebraska Producers’ Responses to Farm Bill Programs. If you are a crop producer 19 years of age...Read More
Upper Big Blue NRD Makes State History with Precedent-Setting Initiative
 
YORK, Neb. – The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is embarking on the first-ever combined water quality management and voluntary integrated management planning processes in partnership with both the Nebraska Department of...Read More
Upper Big Blue NRD Receives Prestigious National Grant
  
York, NE--The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District was one of 19 districts in 14 states awarded a National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) grant to boost technical assistance capacity for urban agriculture conservation projects...Read More
York has Project GROW in its future:  Well field enhancement plan earns $50,000 grant
By Steve Moseley Regional Editor, York News-Times, Nov 29, 2017

YORK – The Upper Big Blue NRD’s first-ever ‘Lunch and Learn’ introduced a very forward- thinking partnership that has been forged between the City of...Read More

During April-May 2017, the NRD measured 528 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells. Observation wells are measured in the spring of each year, allowing the water table to rebound from the previous irrigation season. The observation wells measured are equally distributed geographically throughout...Read More