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  • June 19, 2017

    Average use by wheat was 2.20 inches.
    Projected use by wheat for this week is 2.53 inches.

    Average use by corn was .70 inches.
    Projected use by corn for this week is 1.17 inches.

    Average use by potatoes was .26 inches.
    Projected use by potatoes for this week is .69 inches.

    Average use by soy beans was .20 inches.
    Projected use by soy beans for this week is .44 inches.

    Average use by dry beans was .12 inches.
    Projected use by dry beans for this week is .14 inches.

    Average use by sugar beets was .28 inches.
    Projected use by sugar beets for this week is .48 inches.

    Average use by mature alfalfa was 2 inches.
    Projected use by mature alfalfa for this week is 2.3 inches.

    Average use by lawns was 2.1 inches.
    Projected use by lawns for this week is 2.2 inches.

    The average ET gage reading was 2 inches.

    The average rain fall across the district was .5 - 1 inch.

    Weather forecasts for next week shows warm weather with little to no chance of precipitation. 

    Also, in the upcoming weeks the NRD will have their soil moisture monitoring stations back up and running! 

    The crop water use report is completed using the average growth stage for each crop and ET gage reading from across the district. To find the conversion your specific crop growth stage visit https://nawmn.unl.edu/GrowthStageData

    For more information or to inquire about ET gages or soil moisture monitoring equipment, please contact Nevin Price at the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District at 308.432.6190 or visit our website at www.unwnrd.org.  We are committed to helping Nebraskans conserve and protect groundwater.

     

     

     

     

     

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