Priorities are most often related to water management issues. High priority items include:
groundwater nitrate level reduction
efforts to manage Platte River flows so that the interests irrigated agriculture producers may coexists with endangered species recovery and urban interests
floodwater management to prevent property damage and limitations to agriculture production
efforts to improve overall health of grazing lands
soil erosion on reduction on cropland
enhance the quality and increase quantity of wildlife habitat within the NRD
NRCS is the primary source for technical expertise and assistance required to address the priorities identified by the NRD and Local Work Group. NRCS is actively involved in providing technical assistance related to irrigation water management and nutrient management to address water quality and quantity concerns.