Cost Share

Water Quality Program Cost Share Rates

Signup during the months of February & March at your local NRCS office.

All Practices are subject to prior written approval from the NRD.

#

Practice

Cost share %

WQ-23

Low Angle Sprinklers or Drop Nozzles ($1000 max.) with NRCS design regulators required, conversions only)

50%

WQ-25

Chemical & Fertilizer Applicator Control System

50%

WQ-28

Nitrogen Inhibitor Equipment Practice (details)

50%

WQ-30

Variable Rate Irrigation (Equipment) (details)

50%

Land Treatment

Land Treatment Cost Share Rates

Nebraska and Little Blue Eligible Practices

Signup during the months of February & March at your local NRCS office.

All Practices are subject to prior written approval from the NRD.

#

Practice

Cost share %

NC-1

Terrace Systems

60%

NC-2

Terrace Underground Outlets

60%

NC-3

Water Impoundment Dams

60%

NC-4

Grade Stabilization Structures

60%

NC-6

Diversions

60%

NC-7

Grassed Waterways

60%

NC-8

Water & Sediment Control Basin

60%

NC-9

Dugouts for Livestock Water

60%

NC-10

Pasture Planting & Range Seeding

60%

NC-11

Critical Area Planting (grass)

60%

NC-12

Windbreaks

60%

NC-14

Planned Grazing Systems

60%

NC-16

Windbreak Renovation

60%

NC-17

Irrigation Water Mngmt. (no meter)

50%

NC-19

Repair Practices

60%

Little Blue Practices Only

LB-21A

Buried Pipe (from well to pivot point) (only converting gravity system to pivot)

50%

LB-21B

NEW Well Incentive Option

50%

LB-23

Stream Bank Protection

50%

Tree Program

Trees are a part of our future. They provide wildlife habitat, reduce soil erosion, enhance water quality, save energy costs, help clear air and add beauty to our homes and farmsteads.

Urban park

The Little Blue NRD will provide technical and financial assistance to organized citizen groups and governmental agencies in their efforts to establish, develop and improve public parks and recreation areas.

Urban Conservation

The Urban Conservation program provides assistance to citizen groups and governmental agencies in their efforts to reduce and prevent soil erosion, flooding and related resource problems and trails development in urbanized areas.  The District will provide technical and financial assistance on eligible projects sponsored by citizen groups, private organization or governmental agencies.

Community Tree project

This program offers financial assistance to citizen groups, civic organizations and governmental agencies in the development and/or improvement of Urban Tree Resources.