June 21, 2018 - June 23, 2018

Robin Foulk ( Robin.Foulk@ne.usda.gov )
308-207-3108 ext 3
Gering, Nebraska

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.

Tentative Agenda:  


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
Registration 4:00-5pm
6pm Barbeque/Entertainment(tentative)

7:30-8:30 Registration
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

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