Playas: Nebraska Landowner Story

May 19, 2015

Credit Courtesy Ben Wheeler/Pheasants Forever and Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

Dave Hilfterty grows dryland winter wheat and irrigated corn in Perkins County, Nebraska. Dave had a challenge that was perfect for Wetlands Reserve Program assistance. Amongst his five irrigation circles there's a lagoon, which he got tired of trying to farm through.


Ritch Nelson
State Wildlife Biologist
NRCS - Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

Dave Hilferty
Irrigated crop producer
Grant, NE