The Natural Resource Report can be heard every Wednesday at 4:17pm. You will hear the latest from cooperating Natural Resource Districts: Middle Republican, Upper Republican, Lower Republican, Tri-Basin, Central Platte, and Little Blue NRD's. For more information on any of the 23 Natural Resource Districts in Nebraska go here!
NRD Update provided by Marcia Lee of the Central Platte Natural Resources District in Grand Island Nebraska, keeping you informed about your natural resources and the way NRDs protect lives, protect property and protect the future.
After one year in the field, Project SENSE participants are seeing positive results. Project SENSE; which stands for, Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment, focuses on improving the efficiency of nitrogen fertilizer use.
The UNL Extension and Central Platte NRD representatives will release results of the 2015 pilot field sites and introduce technology and equipment needed for those interested in participating in the future. Following the presentation, attendees will caravan to Arnie Hinkson’s field in Cairo, Nebraska to see how the new techniques have benefited his operation.
The update will take place from 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Wednesday, July 27th.
There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided. RSVP by July 20 with Central Platte NRD at (308) 385-6282 or email email@example.com.
Project SENSE is a collaborative effort between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Corn Board, five Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska, and producers participating in the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network.