Other, Nebraska State Irrigation Association, 2013
Cheatgrass Challenge Management , University of Wyoming, SAREC, Lingle, WY
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Harold E Alley Award, Wyoming Weed & Pest Council, 2002
The Chester I. Walters “Extra Mile” Award, Nebraska Extension, 2016
Nebraska Extension Excellnce in Extension Team Award, Nebraska Extension, 2020
Wyoming Stock Growers Associatoin Environmental Stewardship Award Upper North Platte River Weed Management Area, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, 2015
Area of Responsibility: UNL Panhandle Research & Extension District Program Responsibilities: Water management (crops and urban), horticultural topics, and some cropping systems Nebraska Extension Teams: Resistant and Invasive Pests and Efficient Water Use
Temporary repairs to the tunnels have been made resulting in restoring flow, but at reduced levels. The Gering/ Ft. Laramie Irrigation District is planning for their irrigators to receive only 75 percent of their normal allotment.
The non-native species originated in Europe and was introduced into the United States along the east coast in the early 19th century. Today, non-native phragmites can be found over much of North America.
Field bindweed is also known as small bindweed, European bindweed, and Creeping Jenny Management and control of field bindweed is difficult due to its extensive root system and long life of the seeds. Depleting the root reserves of the plant and reducing sprouting is key to successful management.
Following a visit from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s top official, twp irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley have selected repair and upgrade options for three tunnels along the main supply canal.