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The Lower Republican Natural Resources District is seeking applications for the position of Field Office Secretary in Franklin, NE. Job resposibilities include:

     - Working with customers face to face as well as over the phone;

     - Taking applications and answering questions pertaining to various NRD and NRCS programs;

     - Creating GIS Maps.

Desired skills include:

     - An understanding of Microsoft Office;

     - Experience working with GIS is a plus.

Interested parties should submit an application to the Lower Republican NRD, PO Box 618, 30 N. John Street, Alma, NE 68920 no later the September 20.  Applications can be obtained by calling (308) 928-2182 or (800) 353-1297, or by stopping in at the Lower Republican NRD in Alma. Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume. The Lower Republican NRD is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Brian Ballou, of Wilsonville, NE, a producer in the Lower Republican Natural Resources District earned the top award for the most profitable sorghum farm in the 2018 UNL-TAPS (University of Nebraska Lincoln Testing Ag Performance Solutions) program.  Additional information:  pdf 2018 UNL Taps Ballou in LRNRD Sorghum Profitability  

2018 Farm Management Competition Banquet Report

 

The Lower Republican Natural Resources District hereby issues an Order pertaining to the Republican River Basin Wide Plan.  Please click on the files to review the Notice of Order, Order, and Full Basin Wide Plan below.

pdf LRNRD Notice of Order

pdf LRNRD Order

pdf REPUBLICAN RIVER BASIN WIDE PLAN

 

Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Nebraska Bostwick Irrigation District (NBID) have signed an Agreement through which the LRNRD will contribute $1 million to Bostwick’s upcoming automated gate project. This project will significantly improve the efficiency of the Franklin Canal in South Central Nebraska helping to preserve precious water in the Republican Basin.

Click on the link to read the full story.

Bostwick Rubicon Gate reduced

  

 Occupation Tax Letter          Occupation Tax Exempt Form 2019

*Please note that beginning in 2018, both the Owner and Operator are required to sign.

Chemigation Rules and Regulations Effective 3-19-2015

Chemigation Form located at the top right of this page under DOWNLOAD FORMS

Chemigation Form Instructions

 

 

NCORPE Website    pdf NCORPE Factsheet

Platte link to NCORPE under construction; Republican pumping for compact compliance less in 2017, Kearney Hub

NCORPE officials seeking wind-solar project proposals, Kearney Hub

Check out this awesome, informative video about the augmentation project south of North Platte

N-CORPE Augmentation Project

Click on the link below to go to the DNR website to look up wells.  At the bottom of the page you can access On-line Options and Information which has forms you may need to change ownership, making a well inactive, modification, etc.

Groundwater Well Registration

Option 1

calculatorapp Water Meter Calculator App

This University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension App will help irrigators calculate the amount of water pumped by their irrigation pumping plant.

The Water Meter Calculator App allows the user to store data, such as field size in acres, flow meter units and allocation and annual irrigation caps for each field.

The app is available for download at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store for $1.99.  

Option 2

Click on the link with the compatible excel for your computer and enable editing on the bar at the top.  Choose meter type, type in Field Name and click on Make Field.  At the bottom of the screen is a tab with the Field Name you just entered.  Click on that and it will take you into the calculator sheet. 

  spreadsheet Calculator for Excel 2003                     default Calculator for Excel 2010

Option 3

A link to UNL's Irrigation Meter Calculator:  http://cropwatch.unl.edu/irrigationmetercalculator

Option 4

If you prefer a paper method, you can use this  pdf Printable Formula .

  pdf Employment Application

Lower Republican NRD | 30 North John Street | P.O. Box 618 | Alma, NE 68920 | Phone: 308.928.2182 / 800.353.1297 | E-mail: lrnrd @ lrnrd.org