NRD to accept applications for new irrigated acres

Applications for new irrigated acres in the Lower Loup Natural Resources District will be accepted starting Thursday, Sept. 1.

Development of up to 3,000 new acres of groundwater irrigation has been approved for 2012 by the Lower Loup NRD Board of Directors. District General Manager Leon “Butch” Koehlmoos said that the application window will be open from Sept. 1- 20, 2011 only.

This is the third year that the NRD Board has approved new irrigation in the district.

Details in the Aug. 31 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print & Electronic Editions.

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