Modified groundwater irrigated acre expansion applications open soon
September 14, 2023
The Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District will be taking applications for the expansion of new groundwater irrigated acres during the month of October for the 2024 growing season. There will be up to 150 new groundwater irrigated acres allotted for the purpose of increasing irrigation efficiency.
The focus of the 2023 signup will be to finish off pivots with 15 acres or less that have to reverse due to an obstruction not allowing the pivot to complete the circle. The signup is not on a first-come, first-served basis; but, based on a ranking criteria sheet that focuses on current water...