Water & Crops Field DayThe UNL West Central Research Extension and Education Center Water & Crops Field day will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Learn about pest management, water & nitrate management, and research updates from the area.
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Annual Water & Crops Field Day
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 8 am - 4 pm CDT
Two Tracts of Interest:
Please join us at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory for the 23rd Annual Open House. This year’s Open House will be a hybrid format with our traditional in-person event held at GSL along with the live streamed online webinar. The online webinar will only cover the morning sustainability topics. Activities, demonstrations and commercial exhibits are planned so our guests can come and go as they please throughout the day. AGENDA
Faculty, staff and students at WCREEC spent the day learning about Nebraska water and its history on June 9 with a Water Riches Field Trip.
The day was spent discussing the hydrogeology of Nebraska Sandhills, the High Plains Aquifer and the North Platte River near Lake Ogallala.
Retried Professor, Robert Diffendal, explained how the Brule Formation, the Ash Hallow Formation, and Broadwater Formation developed millions of years ago.
Central Public Power and Irrigation District hosted a tour at the Kingsley Hydroplant to explain the purpose of the plant and how it works.
The tour concluded at the water interpretive center to give context to all the ponts covered in the tour.