Agricultural Production

Agricultural Production

Crop Production

The production of crops is the heart of Nebraska's economy. Water is essential to all plant growth. Thus Nebraska's economy relies on a plentiful supply of water to produce crops – in both rainfed and irrigated environments. Several factors involved with producing crops interact with either water supply or water quality issues – or both.

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Agricultural Irrigation

Agricultural water users can optimize water use efficiency and protect the quality of water resources by applying basic information about irrigation systems, crop water use and management practices.

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Animal Manure Management

Recycling local manure nutrients before purchasing fertilizer is key to protecting the environment. Learn more about maximizing manure’s benefits while minimizing its risks.

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Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network (NAWMN)

The Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network (NAWMN) project is a system for testing cutting-edge technologies and creating a network with growers, UNL Extension, NRDs, NRCS, and crop consultants, and other interested partners, enables the adoption of water and energy conservation practices.

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