June 21, 2018 - June 23, 2018
Nebraska SWCS Annual Meeting
June 21-23, Gering NE
Location: Legacy of the Plains Museum
Theme: “Water is the driving force in Nature” - Leonardo Da Vinci
This conference provides a forum for exploring and promoting science based knowledge about management practices that protect land and river ecologies and make them productive and more resilient. The conference also provides training information exchange, development of professional relationships and technology in all disciplines related to NRCS work.
12:30 -1pm Registration @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
1:00- 2:30pm - Kevin Hutsell- Irrigation Water Management Training
- Soil -Water relationship
- Completion of irrigation water management job sheets
- Environmental Quality Incentive versus Conservation Stewardship Irrigation water management criteria.
2:30- 3:00pm -Break
3:00-4:00pm- Gary Stone- History of irrigation in North Platte Valley
8:30 - Rick Preston
Or 9:30 Special arranged tour with Legacy of the Plains Museum personnel
1pm-5pm Tours - Rick Preston and others.
6pm Banquet and Awards
7:30 – 10:00 Working Breakfast Meetings – NE Foundation and Society Business Meetings will take place at the motel