Governor says water vital for Nebraska

LINCOLN - Parts of Eastern Nebraska have had timely rains, but most of the state remains in some category of drought.  Governor Dave Heineman tells us he is concerned about crops and the possibility of wildfires. He says the next two to three weeks will be key.  The governore says without timely, general rains, wildfires are possible and the state’s crops will suffer. Heineman says Nebraska also says several irrigation equipment manufacturers who continue to develop more efficient ways to deliver water to thirsty crops.